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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15874

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): An isolated mountain standing southward of George VI Sound and 80 mi ESE of Eklund Islands in southern Palmer Land. Discovered by Finn Ronne and Carl Eklund of U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, during their sledge journey through George VI Sound. Resighted from the air on a flight of Dec. 3, 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne. Named by Ronne for Knut Vang of Brooklyn, NY, who contributed photographic materials to the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) 1947-48.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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