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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7515

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Peak standing southward of Wilhelmina Bay, between Leonardo and Blanchard Glaciers on the W coast of Graham Land. Mapped by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for John Jeffries (1744-1819), American physician who, with Jean Blanchard, made the first balloon crossing of the English Channel in 1785.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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