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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18302

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 09' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A prominent rock summit rising to over 1100 m in the central part of Carnegie Range, Churchill Mountains. The peak is 11 mi N of Russell Bluff. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Vera Rubin, observational astronomer, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1965-2002; with Carnegie Institution co-worker Kent Ford, Rubin confirmed that most of the universe consists of dark matter, 1978.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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