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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12016

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
087° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -87.9333333

Elevation (see definition): 2195

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A prominent mountain (2,195 m) sharing a small massif with King Peak which stands 1.5 mi WNW, in the E part of the Thiel Mountains. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, co-leaders of the Thiel Mountains party which surveyed these mountains in 1960-61. Named for John Wesley Powell, second director of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1881-94. Other peaks in the vicinity are named for directors of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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