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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7571

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148.1833333

Elevation (see definition): 3310

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A prominent peak, 3,310 m, standing 3 mi ESE of Mount Grier in the La Gorce Mountains of the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd on the South Pole Flight of Nov. 28-29, 1929, and mapped in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Quin Blackburn. So named in an attempt to reconcile Byrd's discoveries with the names applied by Roald Amundsen in 1911. Amundsen had named a peak in the general vicinity for Hjalmar Johansen, a member of the Eastern Sledge Party of his 1910-12 expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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