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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14915

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1333333

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A peak that is the highest point of an undulating, mainly snow-covered range of hills rising to about 1,000 m. Located at the N end of Churchill Peninsula on the E coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in 1947. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), English author of Gulliver's Travels, a novel from which several nearby features are named.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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