This page presents the geographical name data for Schwall 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): Schwall Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17563
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 51' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 54' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.85
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9
Elevation (see definition): 1550
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A rock summit rising to 1550 meters west of Sharpend Glacier in Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The feature forms the extremity of a rock ledge at the south edge of Staten Island Heights. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1999) after Captain Karen Schwall, the first female U.S. Army Officer in Antarctica, who specialized in logistics and air and ship operations, 1988-91. She became the Logistics Manager with Antarctic Support Associates, 1991-96, and was central during the transfer of the supply and transportation logistics from the military to the civilian support.
Date Created (see definition): 12/23/1999
Date Edited (see definition): No data