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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9316

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 430

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Peak, 430 m, which is southernmost of two conspicuous peaks 0.5 mi NW of Cape Vik on the S coast of Coronation Island, on the South Orkney Islands. Roughly surveyed in 1933 by DI personnel. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Derek H. Maling, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) meteorologist at Signy Island in 1948 and 1949, who made a survey triangulation of Signy Island and the S coast of Coronation Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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