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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8782

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5

Elevation (see definition): 1065

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Two prominent peaks, 1,065 m, standing 3 mi E of Day Island and surmounting the W part of Arrowsmith Peninsula on the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot. Resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who named it for Flight Lieutenant John Lewis, pilot of the Auster airplane which was used from the John Biscoe for reconnaissance of ice conditions in Marguerite Bay in February 1950.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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