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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8744

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.9666667

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Conspicuous landmark consisting of four toothlike peaks, uniform in height and rising to c. 1,500 m between Mount Bayonne and Mount Paris, in the N part of Alexander Island. First roughly mapped and named "Les Dents" (the teeth) by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot. Further mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Les Dents 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 Les Dents should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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