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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6967

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
171° 16' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 171.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 835

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A low but conspicuous mountain, 835 m, marking the W side of the terminus of Beardmore Glacier, at its confluence with the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) and so named because the Polar Party, after ascending this mountain in the hope of finding a route to the South Pole, saw the great Beardmore Glacier stretching to the south as far as they could see.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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