This page presents the geographical name data for Tournachon 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): Tournachon Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15448
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 19' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 05' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.0833333
Elevation (see definition): 860
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): Peak, 860 m, rising S of Spring Point on the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Gaspard F. Tournachon (1820-1910), known professionally as Nadar, French portrait photographer and aeronaut who took the first air photos from a captive balloon in 1858 and suggested their use for mapmaking.
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