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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10171

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
143° 31' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -143.5166667

Elevation (see definition): 1155

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

Description (see definition): The highest summit (1,155 m) in the Mackay Mountains, situated 1.5 mi NE of Vivian Nunatak in the SW part of the group, in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) and by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos (1959-65) Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Laurence C. Monson III, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), co-pilot of LC-130F Hercules aircraft during Operation Deep Freeze 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Monson, Mount 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 Monson, Mount should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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