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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8679

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.25

Elevation (see definition): 1135

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Peak, 1,135 m, standing at the N side of the base of Eielson Peninsula, on the E coast of Palmer Land. The peak was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, 1947-48, and charted in 1947 by a joint sledge party consisting of members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by Ronne for Commander Joseph A. Leininger, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), who devised the plans for the loading of cargo and the alterations on the expedition ship.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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