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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5707

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 600

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak rising to c. 600 m on the E side of the Fossil Bluff massif, Alexander Island. For many years this peak was known to British Antarctic Survey (BAS) workers as "Sphinx," a name already in use. To avoid duplication, the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1987 applied the name Giza Peak to this feature in reference to the site of the colossal statue at El Giza, Egypt.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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