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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15810

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A major Antarctic mountain chain, lying westward of the Rennick Glacier and trending N-S for about 120 miles. The feature is bounded to the north by Pryor Glacier and the Wilson Hills. Its important constituent parts include Pomerantz Tableland, Daniels Range, Emlen Peaks, Helliwell Hills and Morozumi Range. Parts of these mountains were discovered and first photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946-47. They were completely mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. The name is an acronym of the United States Antarctic Research Program, and was applied by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in recognition of the accomplishments of that program in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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