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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18826

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 58' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2006

Description (see definition): An ice-free peak, 1346 m, which marks the summit of Campbell Hills on the southern side of Nimrod Glacier. The peak stands 2,5 m NW of Mount Christchurch, a mountain named after Christchurch, New Zealand, by Captain R.F. Scott’s British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04. In 2005, in association with Mount Christchurch, the New Zealand Geographic Board named this peak after Walter R. Seelig (1919-2005), the National Science Foundation Representative in Christchurch during eleven U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) austral deployments between 1971 and 1986 (Mount Seelig, q.v.). Seelig was accompanied in the Christchurch sojourns by his wife, Josephine Seelig

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2006

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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