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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19138

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 11' 30" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1916667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 1700

Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008

Description (see definition): A series of rugged mountains west of Mount Mahony, Saint Johns Range, rising to 1700 meters at Mount James and including also from west to east Touchstone Crag, Mick Peak and Hott Peak. The mountains form the NW end of Saint Johns Range. So named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) in recognition of the wide use of helicopters in supporting the U.S. Antarctic Program at McMurdo Sound and McMurdo Dry Valleys. Peaks in the mountains have been named after personnel in the helicopter group.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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