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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1217

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.75

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The largest of the La Grange Nunataks, rising to 1,000 m in the N part of Shackleton Range. Roughly mapped by Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) in 1957; photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) in 1967 and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Sergeant Ivor C. Beney, RE, member of the Royal Society IGY Expedition at Shackleton station in 1957, who assisted with preparations for the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1955-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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