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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9222

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.3

Elevation (see definition): 700

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Snow-covered pyramidal peak rising to c. 700 m between False Bay and Charity Glacier, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Captain Donald MacKay, Master of the shallop Sarah, of the New York sealing fleet in these islands under Captain Robert Johnson, 1820-21.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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