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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18749

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 18' 20" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 08' 30" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3055556

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.1416667

Elevation (see definition): 1559

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): An ice-free peak, 1539 m, located 0.75 mi NE of Vashka Crag in Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. It stands at the W end of a line of peaks that mark the divide in E Cruzen Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Robert F. Loewenstein, University of Chicago and Yerkes Observatory; member of the U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) astrophysical research team at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 13 field seasons 1991-2004.

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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