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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7968

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
088° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -88.2

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A rock peak (2,200 m) surmounting the E extremity of the Bermel Escarpment, 1.5 mi WNW of Mount Powell, in the E part of the Thiel Mountains. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, co-leaders of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party which surveyed these mountains in 1960-61. Named for Clarence King, the first director of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1879-81. Other peaks in the vicinity are named for subsequent directors of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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