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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12639

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 1910

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The highest peak (1,910 m) of Orion Massif, Rymill Coast, Palmer Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs taken 1966-69. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1976 after the star Rigel in the constellation Orion.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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