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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10399

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
174° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -174.4333333

Elevation (see definition): 2800

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

Description (see definition): A mountain (2,800 m) rising from the NW flank of Mount Wade, 3 mi from its summit, in the Prince Olav Mountains. Discovered and photographed by R. Admiral Byrd on flights to the Queen Maud Mountains in November 1929. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain William H. Munson, USN, Commanding Officer of U.S. Navy (USN) Air Development Squadron Six, otherwise known as VX-6, 1959-61.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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