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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14921

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.5333333

Elevation (see definition): 845

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Peak, 845 m, standing between Hamberg Glacier and Hestesletten on the N side of South Georgia. The peak was mapped by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, under Nordenskjold. It was surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Ernest Swinhoe, Manager of the South Georgia Exploration Co., who visited South Georgia in 1905 to prospect for minerals and to consider the establishment of an experimental sheep ranch.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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