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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9784

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.25

Elevation (see definition): 1845

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A prominent ice-covered mountain (1,845 m) which rises from the NE part of Hadley Upland and overlooks the head of Gibbs Glacier in southern Graham Land. Photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in Nov. 1947 (trimetrogon air photography). Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Pedro de Medina (1493-1567), Spanish Cosmographer Royal, who wrote Arte de Navegar (Valladolid, 1545), an important manual of navigation.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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