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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10949

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An outstanding pointed mountain, bearing the aspect of a stark rock nunatak of pyramidal shape, which rises sharply above the middle of Hotine Glacier in western Antarctic Peninsula. The mountain was photographed from aircraft of U.S. Navy Squadron VXE-6 in 1969. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Rear Admiral Harley D. Nygren, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Corps, 1970; U.S. observer with the British Antarctic Survey, 1961-62, when he conducted oceanographic research in the Shackleton, John Biscoe, and Kista Dan.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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