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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9866

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Heights standing between Bigourdan Fjord and Nye Glacier in the SW part of Arrowsmith Peninsula in Graham Land. Mapped by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from surveys and air photos, 1948-59. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Paul-Louis Mercanton, Swiss glaciologist who for many years was Secretary of the International Commission on Snow and Ice.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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