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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1442

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
178° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -178.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 3005

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent mountain (3,005 m) with a gentle snow-covered slope on its SW side and a steep rock face on its NW side, forming a part of the polar escarpment just W of Bennett Platform and the upper reaches of Shackleton Glacier. Discovered and photographed by R. Admiral Byrd on his return flight from the South Pole in November 1929, and named by him for Van Lear Black, American financier and contributor to Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) of 1928-30 and 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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