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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15981

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9833333

Elevation (see definition): 765

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

Description (see definition): Mountain, 765 m, standing NW of Macleod Point, Liege Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart of 1950. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Vesalius (1514-1564), Flemish anatomist who wrote a pioneer work on the structure of the human body which revolutionized the whole concept of the subject.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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