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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6500

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.0833333

Elevation (see definition): 1975

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): The highest mountain (1,975 m) along the Washington Escarpment, standing at the E side of Jones Valley in the Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains. Discovered and photographed on Jan. 13, 1956 in the course of the trans-Antarctic nonstop plane flight by personnel of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze I from McMurdo Sound to the Weddell Sea and return. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander William M. Hawkes, USN, co-pilot of the P2V-2N Neptune aircraft making this flight.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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