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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12578

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 865

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Mountain, 865 m, which lies 2 mi NE of Mount Nemesis on the N side of Neny Fjord, Graham Land. Seen from the W, it appears as a mainly snow-covered pyramid. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who named the mountain for its association with Mount Nemesis. According to the mythological story, the Greek goddess Nemesis had a celebrated sanctuary at Rhamnus in Attica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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