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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14883

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
001° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A group of mountains about 50 mi long, standing just W of the Gjelsvik Mountains in Queen Maud Land. The mountains were first photographed from the air and roughly plotted by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) (1938-39). They were mapped in detail by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59). Named for H.U. Sverdrup, Chairman of the Norwegian Committee for the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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