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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9476

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9833333

Elevation (see definition): 1360

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Mountain, 1,360 m, with conspicuous rock exposures on its SE side, standing immediately N of the head of Anthony Glacier on the E coast of Palmer Land. The mountain lies on the fringe of the area explored by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) in 1936, and was photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940. During 1947 the mountain was photographed from the air by members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), under Ronne, who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by Ronne for Orville Martin, electronics engineer who was of assistance in planning and obtaining radio equipment necessary for Ronne's expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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