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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9719

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Peak standing 15 mi W of Hershey Ridge at the S end of the Ford Ranges in Marie Byrd Land. Discovered on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) flight of Dec. 5, 1929, and named by Byrd for Grace McKinley, wife of Captain Ashley C. McKinley, aerial photographer and third-in-command of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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