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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19167

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 13' 36" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
174° 21' 12" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2266667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -174.3533333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 10/21/2008

Description (see definition): A mountain rising to over 2800 meters between the heads of LaPrade Valley and Cheu Valley in northern Cumulus hills, Queen Maud Mountains. The northern slopes of the mountain comprise rugged largely ice-free terrain that descends 1500 meters to McGregor Glacier. The southern part is ice covered and descends gradually to the head of Logie Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2008) after Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. Augustana College has a long history in polar and glacial geology, with strong ties to Antarctic research. The Fryxell Geology museum at Augustana College is the home of the only fossils of Cryolophosaurus, the largest carnivorous dinosaur found to date in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): 10/28/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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