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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17845

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.3166667

Elevation (see definition): 1300

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

Description (see definition): A peak rising to over 1300 m at the N end of Giggenbach Ridge on Ross Island. The feature is 4.5 mi S of Cape Tennyson. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Kristin Larson, who has participated in support activities to U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) from 1988, including two winters at McMurdo Station; supervisor, Eklund Biological Center and Thiel Labs, 1988 and 1992; supervisor, Crary Science and Engineering Center, 1992-95; editor, The Antarctican Society newsletter from 1996; later of staff of OPP, NSF.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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