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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9686

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -140.9833333

Elevation (see definition): 800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A prominent peak (over 800 m) on the ridge between Land Glacier and Paschal Glacier in Marie Byrd Land. It stands midway between Mount McCoy and Pearson Peak. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Major Hugh R.L. McGaw, USA, Logistics Research Officer on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, during Operation Deep Freeze 1971 and 1972.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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