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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15318

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 3070

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): The high peak (3,070 m) above Priestley Glacier, on the south side. The peak is 2 mi WNW of the summit of Mount New Zealand in the Eisenhower Range, Victoria Land. The Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1962-63) gave this name because petrified sections of tree branches were found in sandstone deposits at this point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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