This page presents the geographical name data for Murray Monolith 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): Murray Monolith
Feature Class (see definition): Pillar
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10425
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 54' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 66.9
Elevation (see definition): 370
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947
Description (see definition): The detached front, 370 m, of Torlyn Mountain, standing 4 mi E of Scullin Monolith in Mac. Robertson Land. Early in January 1930 the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson sighted land in this area, and an airplane flight was made from the ship Discovery for observation. On Feb. 13, 1931 Mawson landed on nearby Scullin Monolith. Named by Mawson for Sir George Murray, Chief Justice of South Australia and Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, a patron of the expedition.
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