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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1482

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8

Elevation (see definition): 1370

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Mountains rising to 1,370 m, extending in a WNW-ESE direction for 5 mi and lying close S of Neny Fjord on the W coast of Graham Land. They are bounded to the E by Remus Glacier, to the S by Romulus Glacier, and are separated from Red Rock Ridge to the W by Safety Col. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because the black cliffs of the mountains facing Rymill Bay remain snow free throughout the year.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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