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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12250

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
035° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 35.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A group of mountains, 30 mi long, consisting mainly of seven small massifs which trend north-south, forming a partial barrier to the flow of inland ice. The mountains stand in isolation about 90 mi SW of the head of Lutzow-Holm Bay. Discovered and photographed from aircraft by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1960, under Guido Derom, on October 8, 1960, and named with the permission of the King for Dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon, on the occasion of her wedding with King Baudouin of Belgium. In November-December 1960, the mountains were visited by a party of the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition which made geomorphological and geological surveys. They applied the name "Yamato Mountains."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Queen Fabiola Mountains 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 Queen Fabiola Mountains should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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