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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17408

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): A peak 0.8 mi E of Mount Torii on the N wall of Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. The peak rises to 1,600 m directly N of the W end of Lake Hoare. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Polly A. Penhale, biologist, Program Manager for Polar Biology and Medicine, Office of Polar Programs, NSF, from 1986; co-editor (with C. Susan Weiler) of Ultraviolet Radiation in Antarctica: Measurements and Biological Effects, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., 1994.

Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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