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Merrem Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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