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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6346

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.3

Elevation (see definition): 1255

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A small peak (1,255 m) 4 mi S of Cape Adare in the N part of Adare Peninsula. Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) after Nikolai Hanson, member of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1898-1900, under C.E. Borchgrevink, who was the first man known to have died on the Antarctic mainland (at Cape Adare, Oct. 14, 1899). Hanson's grave surmounts nearby Cape Adare.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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