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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18505

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.95

Elevation (see definition): 2000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A mountain rising above 2000 m at the northern end of the Churchill Mountains. Located above Kiwi Pass and at the southern end of Kent Plateau. Named after an extinct and flightless bird species in New Zealand, Dinornis gigantea, Moa being the Maori name. Also, named in association with the adjacent feature, Kiwi Pass, which was named as a familiar nickname for New Zealander's, and being also a species of flightless bird (currently endangered and protected) found only in New Zealand.

Date Created (see definition): 01/22/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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