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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12951

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 2800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Prominent mountain range, c. 2,800 m, extending 35 mi NW-SE from Mount Bayonne to Care Heights and Mount Cupola, in N Alexander Island. First mapped by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under J.B. Charcot and named by him after the French city of Rouen. Charcot indicated a break in these mountains S of Mount Paris, but air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, as interpreted by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) indicate that the mountains are continuous SE to Mount Cupola; partly surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948; further delineated from U.S. satellite imagery of January 1974 and February 1975.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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