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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13731

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 56' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.9333333

Elevation (see definition): 1170

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A mountain (1,170 m) at the junction of the Pryor and Robilliard Glaciers, at the N end of the Usarp Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Staff Sergeant James K. Shields, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), assigned to U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 in Antarctica, 1962-63 and 1963-64. During 1962, Shields served as navigator on aircraft in support of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Topo West survey of this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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