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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14306

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.5666667

Elevation (see definition): 2190

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

Description (see definition): A massive mountain (2,190 m) in the Bowers Mountains that comprises the E wall of the Rennick Glacier between the entry points of the tributary Alt and Carryer Glaciers. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Ezekiel R. Soza, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographic engineer, a member of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Topo North and South, 1961-62, and Topo East and West, 1962-63. Using Army turbine helicopters for rapid movement, these survey parties established geodetic control in the Transantarctic Mountains between the Cape Hallett area and Beardmore Glacier during the first season (Topo North and South); during the second season geodetic control was extended from Cape Hallett to Wilson Hills (Topo West), and from the foot of Beardmore Glacier through the Horlick Mountains (Topo East). Soza was leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mapping party in the Pensacola Mountains, 1965-66 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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