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