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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18297

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A bold array of peaks and ridges, 11 mi long and 5 mi wide, extending ESE from Mount Nares in the Churchill Mountains. The feature rises from c. 600 m on Starshot Glacier to c. 2600 m near Mount Nares and forms the divide between Flynn Glacier and Donnally Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Dennis S. Peacock (Peacock Peak, q.v.), Director, Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program in the Division of Atmospheric Sciences, National Science Foundation, 1975-87; Section Head for Upper Atmospheric Research, 1988-91; U.S. Antarctic Program Chief Scientist, 1991-2002, concurrently serving as Head, Polar Sciences Section in the NSF Office of Polar Programs.

Date Created (see definition): 01/29/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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