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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15069

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 1270

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): The summit peak (1,270 m) of the E portion of Transit Ridge on the E side of Royal Society Range, in Victoria Land. The name is one of a group in the area associated with surveying applied in 1993 by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). Named from the refracting telescope as used in surveying; most commonly used as theodolites.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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