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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11068

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 635

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A snow-covered peak (635 m) standing 0.2 mi E of Hayter Peak on Laurens Peninsula, in the NW part of Heard Island. The feature appears to have been roughly charted on an 1860 sketch map compiled by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. It was surveyed in 1948 by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), who named it for Bjarne Olsen, first mate on the whale catcher Kidalkey which visited the island in January 1929.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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