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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16813

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
094° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -94.5333333

Elevation (see definition): 1510

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Small rock Peak (1510 m) located 0.5 mi S of Sutley Peak in the Jones Mountains. Mapped by the University of Minnesota-Jones Mountains Party, 1960-61, which named it for Herbert E. Wright, Jr., glacial geologist, University of Minnesota, who was advisor to the party and visited Antarctica in the 1961-62 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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