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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10206

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
097° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -97.75

Elevation (see definition): 305

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Mount Moore is approximately 2270 meters above sea level; the summit rises 305 meters above the surrounding snow surface. With only Mount Woollard nearby, 8 mi to the S, it stands about 150 mi W of the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Discovered by the Marie Byrd Land Traverse Party on Feb. 4, 1958, and named after Lieutenant John P. Moore, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR) (1928-55), a helicopter pilot aboard the USS Atka, who perished in a helicopter crash near Kainan Bay in January 1955.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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