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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16598

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -167.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): A mound-shaped, ice-covered knob which rises from the edge of the polar plateau 3 mi S of Mount Engelstad and overlooks the S side of the head of Axel Heiberg Glacier. Discovered in 1911 by Roald Amundsen and named by him for Wilhelm Christophersen, Norwegian diplomat and Minister at Buenos Aires at that time.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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