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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11961

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 2555

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

Description (see definition): A large mountain, 2,555 m, with a broad icecapped summit, standing S of the Lashly Mountains, on the S side of the main stream of the Skelton Glacier where it leaves the polar plateau. Discovered by the New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) who named it because of its association with The Portal.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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