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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5103

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A line of heights that extend from Mount Dewey to Cape Garcia on the S side of Bigo Bay, W coast of Graham Land. Mapped from air photos and Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveys, 1955-57. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Henri La Fontaine (1854-1943), Belgian documentalist, co-founder of Institut International de Bibliographie at Bruxelles, 1895, and of Office Central des Associations Internationales at Bruxelles, 1907; initiator of the Universal Decimal Classification.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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