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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13696

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 1520

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Mountain, 1,520 m, standing between Daspit Glacier and Bills Gulch at the head of Trail Inlet, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered by members of East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. It was photographed from the air in 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, and charted in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by Ronne for Marjorie Shelby, who contributed her services as typist and editor in drafting the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) prospectus and assisted in general expedition work prior to departure.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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