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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15773

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Conspicuous, mainly ice-covered peak which rises above the plateau at the S end of Founders Escarpment. It stands 2 mi NNW of Zavis Peak in the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1961-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Maurice H. Unger, USN, navigator on photographic flights over Marie Byrd and Ellsworth Lands during Deep Freeze 1965 and 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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