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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10573

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -153.8

Elevation (see definition): 1930

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A mountain, 1,930 m, standing 3 mi NE of Mount Pulitzer, near the W side of Scott Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains. First mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Randy L. Nelson, who made satellite geodesy studies at McMurdo Station, winter party 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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