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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6588

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 2175

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): A peak (2,175 m) on the ridge that forms the S wall of Mitchell Glacier near the glacier head, in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named in 1993 by the New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) after Randal Heke, foreman of the construction unit which built the New Zealand Scott Station in 1957. He remained in a supervisory role for the management of the buildings for many years until his retirement.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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