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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15384

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -153.0333333

Elevation (see definition): 2450

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak rising to c. 2,450 m between Holdsworth Glacier and Scott Glacier, 3 mi WNW of Mount Farley, in the Queen Maud Mountains. The peak was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1960-64. It was geologically mapped by a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) - Arizona State University field party, 1978-79, and was named by geologist Scott G. Borg, a member of the party. The name derives from a well developed tongue-shaped moraine in an abandoned cirque between the W and N ridges of the peak.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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