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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15518

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.75

Elevation (see definition): 1120

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A distinctive massif whose vertical rock faces rise to 1,120 m and surround a snow-covered interior which is lower except for a 1,610 m peak in the NW portion, standing at the head of Wright Inlet on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in a flight from East Base on Dec. 30, 1940, and named for its resemblance to a gigantic tri-cornered hat.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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