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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6125

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 1250

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Isolated, mainly ice-covered mountain, 1,250 m, standing 6 mi N of the summit of Mount Edgell, on the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The name "Ile Guernesey" was given in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, after the island of Guernsey off the coast of France. The position of "Ile Guernesey" on the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) maps does not agree with that of the mountain described above, but from the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) narrative and sketches by Bongrain, French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) surveyor, it has been determined that this mountain was the feature seen in 1909 by Charcot from a position near the center of the entrance to Marguerite Bay. The mountain was surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), but no name was assigned. It was further surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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