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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14684

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.2

Elevation (see definition): 815

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Snow-covered mountain, 815 m, with a steep scarp on the S side, 6 mi ESE of the head of Brahms Inlet in the SW part of Alexander Island. A number of mountains in this general vicinity appear on the maps of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48. This mountain, apparently one of these, was mapped from Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) air photos by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Johann Strauss (1804-49) and Richard Strauss (1864-1949), German composers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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