This page presents the geographical name data for Merrem 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): Merrem Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9880
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 03' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
136° 03' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.05
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -136.05
Elevation (see definition): 3000
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974
Description (see definition): A prominent peak of 3,000 m that is the secondary summit and is located 2 mi W of Berlin Crater on the Mount Berlin massif, in Marie Byrd Land. The peak was discovered and charted by the Pacific Coast Survey Party, led by Leonard Berlin, of the U.S. Antarctic Service in December 1940. Subsequently mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Frank H. Merrem, Jr., ionospheric physicist and Scientific Leader at South Pole Station, 1970.
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