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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8222

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A sharply defined nunatak on the northern margin of the upper reaches of David Glacier, 13 mi SW of Mount Wood, in Victoria Land. Previously uncharted, it was used (with Mount Wood) as a reference for establishing a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) field party on Nov. 6, 1962. Named by D.B.McC. Rainey of the Cartographic Branch of the New Zealand Department of Lands and Survey for Staff Sergeant Arthur L. Kring, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), navigator on many U.S. Navy VX-6 Squadron flights during the 1962-63 season when New Zealand field parties received logistic support by that squadron.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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