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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10947

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
049° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 49

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A group of mountains, 30 mi long and 10 to 15 mi wide, which trend eastward from the head of Rayner Glacier. They were sighted by Squadron Leader D. Leckie, RAAF, during an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) flight in Oct. 1956. Named by ANCA for P.B. Nye, former Director of the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australian Department of National Development.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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