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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1537

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 1460

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Very prominent block-shaped mountain, 1,460 m, which juts E from the Douglas Range of Alexander Island immediately S of Transition Glacier. Its N, E, and S sides, which are demarked by sharply defined corners, are nearly vertical, and from its NE corner a low spur connects this mountain with Tilt Rock. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and resurveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). The descriptive name was given by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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