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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7970

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 820

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

Description (see definition): Nunatak, 820 m, rising above the Wilson Piedmont Glacier about midway between Mount Doorly and Hogback Hill. Named by the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1958-59, after the American helicopter King Pin which flew the party into this area, and which rendered a similar service in two other years to New Zealand parties.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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