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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16251

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8

Elevation (see definition): 825

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Sharp peak, 825 m, which stands 2 mi N of Mount Rhamnus and is part of the irregular ridge separating Northeast Glacier from Neny Fjord, on the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1946 and 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named for Eric W.K. Walton, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) engineer at Stonington Island in 1946 and 1947, who in 1946 rescued J.E. Tonkin of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from a crevasse in Northeast Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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