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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9174

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Peak rising to e. 1,000 m S of Milburn Bay on the W side of Trinity Island, Palmer Archipelago. Photographed by the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE), 1956, and mapped from these photos. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 after Percy C. Lyon (1862-1952), of the British Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, who was chairman of the interdepartmental committee on research and development of the Antarctic area, 1917-20.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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