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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12893

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 1110

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A peak between Starbuck and Stubb Glaciers, 5 mi W of Mount Queequeg, on the E side of Graham Land. The feature is rocky and precipitous, rises to 1,110 m and is separated from Cachalot Peak by a narrow ridge. The name is one of a group in the area applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) that reflects a whaling theme, the Rorquals being a species of baleen whales.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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