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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8170

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
083° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.7666667

Elevation (see definition): 1650

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent rock peak in the N part of Edson Hills, rising to c. 1,650 m between Drake Icefall and Hyde Glacier, in the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after William J. Kosco, topographic engineer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1952-83; Chief, Polar Programs Office, 1975-83, with responsibility for Antarctic mapping.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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