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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17836

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.5666667

Elevation (see definition): 890

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A peak (c.890 m) located 1.5 mi W of Terra Nova Glacier and 2 mi S of Lewis Bay on the lower NE slope of Mount Erebus, Ross Island. On November 28, 1979, a New Zealand DC10 aircraft on a scenic flight from Auckland crashed near this peak claiming the lives of 237 passengers from eight countries and a crew of 20. In 1987, a stainless steel memorial cross was erected W of the peak. Te Puna Roimata Peak (meaning spring of tears) was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) in 2000.

Date Created (see definition): 10/25/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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