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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9720

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 21' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.35

Elevation (see definition): 510

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A peak (510 m) 2 mi SE of Holladay Nunataks in the Wilson Hills. It surmounts the peninsula that is bounded by Tomilin and Noll Glaciers on the west and Gillett Ice Shelf on the east. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Joe D. McKinnis of U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6, Aviation Electronics Technician and air crewman on LC-130F aircraft in five Operation Deep Freeze deployments through 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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