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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5970

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 2315

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Prominent, ice-covered peaks, the highest 2,315 m, situated 2 mi NE of Lewis Peaks on Arrowsmith Peninsula and extending in a NE-SW direction, on the W coast of Graham Land. First sighted and roughly positioned in 1903 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, who named the feature for Charles Gravier, French zoologist. Surveyed in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, at which time the individual peaks making up this group were first identified. The data for the present description is largely based upon a resurvey of the peaks in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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