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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14153

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A small cluster of mountains rising to c. 1,500 m in N Alexander Island, bounded by the N by Palestrina Glacier, to the E by Landers Peaks, to the S by Nichols Snowfield and to the W by the N part of Lassus Mountains. The name derives from a Feb. 1988 visit by a field geology party comprised of members of British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and the first Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition. It commemorates the centennial of the founding of the University of Sofia.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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