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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14268

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): The name applied to the group of ranges lying between the Mariner and Priestley Glaciers in Victoria Land. Seaward parts of this area were first viewed by Ross in 1841 and subsequently by expeditions led by Borchgrevink, Scott, Shackleton and Byrd. The precise mapping of its overall features was accomplished from U.S. Navy air photographs and surveys by New Zealand and American parties in the 1950s and 1960s. Named by the northern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1965-66.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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