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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10617

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4666667

Elevation (see definition): 1250

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Mountain, 1,250 m, the northernmost of the Achaean Range in Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Its W side rises steeply from Marr Ice Piedmont; its E side is a jumble of crevasses and jagged rock pinnacles. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Nestor, oldest of the Achaean chieftains fighting at Troy in Homer's Iliad.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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