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Fisher Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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