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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7746

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.5

Elevation (see definition): 2410

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

Description (see definition): Conspicuous ice-free peak, 2,410 m, standing 6 mi NW of Mount Gniewek and N of the head of Carlyon Glacier in the Cook Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1959-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander R.A. Kanak, USN, commander of USS Durant on ocean station duty in support of aircraft flights between Christchurch and McMurdo Sound in U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1963.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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