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Stopford Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Stopford Peak in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Stopford Peak

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14637

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 495

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Peak, 495 m, on the E side of Hoseason Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. First roughly charted and named "Cape Stopford" by Henry Foster in 1829 for Admiral Sir Robert Stopford (1768-1847), Commander-in-Chief at Portsmouth, 1827-30, where Foster's ship, the Chanticleer, fitted out for the voyage. The most prominent feature on the E side of Hoseason Island is this peak which rises steeply from a straight piece of coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Stopford Peak in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Stopford Peak should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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