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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5685

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 650

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak (c. 650 m) at the SE end of the Staccato Peaks (q.v.) in the S portion of Alexander Island. The peak was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant Commander Donald A. Gilliamsen, U.S. Navy (USN), aircraft pilot, Squadron VXE-6, Operation Deep Freeze, 1969 and 1970.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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