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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18077

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A distinct, triangular peak on Tentacle Ridge, NW of Medusa Peak in the Cook Mountains. The peak is in bedded Beacon sandstone. Named in association with other peaks in the area after Perseus, the hero in Greek mythology who killed Medusa by cutting off her head with Mercury's sword.

Date Created (see definition): 11/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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