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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7886

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1333333

Elevation (see definition): 820

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

Description (see definition): Group of five main peaks, the highest 820 m, standing W of the mouth of Miethe Glacier on the W coast of Graham Land. Shown on an Argentine government chart of 1952. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Dennis Kershaw of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), assistant surveyor at the Arthur Harbor Station in 1956 and at the Danco Island station in 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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