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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11638

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
57° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 455

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): The lower (455 m) and more northerly of twin ice domes in the E part of Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 in association with nearby Mount Andromeda. In Greek mythology, Perseus married Andromeda after rescuing her from a sea monster.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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