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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11361

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 2800

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

Description (see definition): Conspicuous mountain, c. 2,800 m, 4 mi SE of Mount Bayonne in N Alexander Island. First mapped by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot, who named it for the French capital. Resighted in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and charted as mountains, but subsequent study of air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, has caused the name to be restricted to this single mountain.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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