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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1562

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A rounded ice-covered mountain (1,500 m) rising from the W flank of Weyerhaeuser Glacier, on the E side of Antarctic Peninsula. The mountain was photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) on Sept. 28, 1940. It was roughly surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958, and resurveyed in Nov. 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Edmund Blunt (1770-1862), American publisher of charts and sailing directions, whose establishment was acquired by U.S. Government to form the nucleus of the U.S. Hydrographic Office (since 1972, the Defense Mapping Agency Hydrographic Center).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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