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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18046

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.95

Elevation (see definition): 1600

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

Description (see definition): The summit (1600 m) of Mulgrew Nunatak in Cook Mountains. Named after New Zealand Antarctic veteran Peter D. Mulgrew (Mulgrew Nunatak, q.v.). He perished in the Air New Zealand DC10 scenic flight to Ross Island, Nov. 28, 1979, when the airplane crashed near Te Puna Roimata Peak (spring of tears peak) on the NE slope of Mount Erebus, killing all 257 persons aboard.

Date Created (see definition): 11/22/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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