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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9690

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
177° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -177.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 1270

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A prominent peak (1,270 m) with a large, bare cirque in the N slope, standing near the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, just E of the lower part of Kosco Glacier and 3.5 mi SW of Oppegaard Spur. Discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. Surveyed by A.P. Crary in 1957-58, and named by him for Lyle McGinnis, seismologist with the U.S. Victoria Land Traverse Party in 1958-59.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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