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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7441

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.85

Elevation (see definition): 385

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Peaks rising to 385 m at the NW end of Reclus Peninsula on the W coast of Graham Land. Shown on an Argentine government chart of 1954. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Greville L. Jacques, senior helicopter pilot with the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE), 1955-57, who made a landing on one of these peaks to establish a survey station. The peaks are the most conspicuous feature on Reclus Peninsula.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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