This page presents the geographical name data for Houser 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): Houser Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7063
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 22' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 33' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.55
Elevation (see definition): 1080
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A peak (1,080 m) between Tofani Glacier and Franca Glacier at the head of Solberg Inlet, Bowman Coast. The peak was photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, the U.S. Navy, 1966, and was surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1946-48. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 1977, for Elaine Houser, administrative officer with Holmes and Narver, Inc., which from the 1968-69 season through 1979-80, provided engineering, construction, and general support services to U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) stations in Antarctica.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data