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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9360

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
024° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -24.4333333

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A rock spur rising to c. 1,500 m and bounded by screes (taluses), located NW of Arkell Cirque on the N side of the Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Gideon A. Mantell (1790-1852), English surgeon and geologist, known for his discovery of the iguanodon and three other fossil reptiles.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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