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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17225

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 03' 11" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 35' 46" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0530556

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.5961111

Elevation (see definition): 2635

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A peak rising to 2635 m in the south extremity of Colwell Massif, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (1994) after Pieter Meiert Grootes of the Quaternary Isotope Laboratory, University of Washington, 1977-94; very active in USAP ice-coring activity including investigation of Taylor Dome; director of the Carbon-14 laboratory at Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany from 1994.

Date Created (see definition): 09/21/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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