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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7006

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A prominent snow-capped mountain on the S side of the middle reaches of Sjogren Glacier, Trinity Peninsula. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Richard Hornsby and Sons of Grantham, who designed and constructed several highly successful chain-track vehicles for the British War Office, the first "caterpillar tractors," 1904-10.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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