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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 516

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3

Elevation (see definition): 715

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peak (715 m) which marks the highest point on Laurens Peninsula, the NW arm of Heard Island. The peak appears to have been roughly shown on an 1860 sketch map prepared by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. The name Anzac Peak was applied by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) on April 25, 1948 to commemorate Anzac Day, the holiday on which the area was surveyed.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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