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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13802

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
126° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -126.1

Elevation (see definition): 4285

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A massive, mainly snow-covered mountain (4,285 m) which is the highest and most imposing of the five extinct volcanic mountains that comprise the Executive Committee Range of Marie Byrd Land. The feature is marked by a spectacular caldera on the southern side and stands NE of Mount Waesche in the southern part of the range. Discovered by R. Admiral Richard E. Byrd on an airplane flight, Nov. 18, 1934, and named by him for Mabelle E. Sidley, the daughter of William Horlick, manufacturer, who was a contributor to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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