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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12387

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
154° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -154.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A crescent-shaped range of tabular, ice-covered mountains including Fuller Dome, Mount Wyatt and Mount Verlautz, standing SE of Nilsen Plateau and extending SE for 18 mi to the W side of Scott Glacier. Discovered in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Quin Blackburn, and named by Byrd for Frederick H. Rawson, American banker and contributor to the Byrd Antarctic Expeditions of 1928-30 and 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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