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Schwall Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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