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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17420

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): A prominent bluff-type mountain above Lake Chad and Lake Hoare, surmounting the N wall of Taylor Valley between Suess Glacier and Canada Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Tetsuya Torii (Torii Glacier), geochemist, Japan Polar Research Association, who led Japanese research parties in geochemical studies of the lakes and ponds of McMurdo Dry Valleys in 20 summer field seasons, 1963 though 1986-87.

Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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