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Strover Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Strover 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): Strover Peak

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14714

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
074° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 74.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A low rock peak along the coast of Antarctica, standing 6 mi WNW of Mount Caroline Mikketsen. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named "Svartmulen" (the black snout). Renamed by ANCA for W.G.H. Strover, radio supervisor at Davis Station in 1963 and a member of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party that surveyed this feature. Acceptance of Strover Peak curtails the repetitive use of "Svart" (black) in Antarctic names.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Strover 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 Strover Peak should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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