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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17273

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.9166667

Elevation (see definition): 2242

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

Description (see definition): A sharp peak, 2242 m, at the eastern end of the ridge separating the heads of Renegar Glacier and Foster Glacier in Royal Society Range. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB), 1994, following work in the area by a NZGS geological party, 1977-78, led by D.N.B. Skinner. The peak has the triangular shape of a shark fin when viewed from the south.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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