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