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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7888

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 2180

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A conspicuous cone-shaped peak (2,180 m) in Queen Alexandra Range, standing at the E side of Lennox-King Glacier, 4 mi WSW of Mount Rotolante. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Charles L. Kessler, U.S. Navy (USN), Director of Selective Service System for Virginia. Kessler was a member of the ship's party on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1928-30) and revisited Antarctica in 1962 and 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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