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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14356

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
031° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 31.25

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Mountain rising to 2,200 m, the culminating peak of the Prince de Ligne Mountains, standing 9 mi N of the Belgica Mountains. Discovered by Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1957-58, under G. de Gerlache, who named it for its characteristic form resembling a sphinx.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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