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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16402

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.2

Elevation (see definition): 2505

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A very prominent mountain that is surmounted by three peaks, the highest 2,505 m, standing 5 mi SE of Mount Southard in the Outback Nunataks. Discovered and named by the U.S. Victoria Land Traverse party, 1959-60. So named because it was the first mountain visited by the traverse party after crossing the interior plateau and not seeing any mountains or landmark features for nearly three months.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Welcome Mountain 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 Welcome Mountain should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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