This page presents the geographical name data for Fisher 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): Fisher Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4949
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 52' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 23' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.8666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3833333
Elevation (see definition): 1100
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A peak rising to c. 1,100 m, 5 mi SE of Mount Leek, Hauberg Mountains, in eastern Ellsworth Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-67. Climbed in December 1977 by members of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field party. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1985 after Commander Dwight D. Fisher, USN, command pilot on the first landing by LC-130 Hercules aircraft on English Coast in December 1984; Commanding Officer, U.S. Navy Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6), from May 1984 to May 1985; Commanding Officer, NSFA, 1987-89; Naval Officer on detail to NSF, 1989-92; Deputy Manager, Polar Operations Section, Office of Polar Programs, NSF, from 1992.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data