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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15870

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.4166667

Elevation (see definition): 1940

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

Description (see definition): A mountain (1,940 m) at the N side of the head of Boggs Valley, near the center of Helliwell Hills. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Frans G. Van der Hoeven, seismologist and leader of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP)-sponsored Victoria Land Traverse, 1959-60. The 1,530 mile seismic and topographic traverse in Tucker Sno-Cat vehicles took a roughly triangular course, beginning at Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island, and ascending to the plateau of Victoria Land via Skelton Glacier. From there a NW course was followed on interior plateau to 7109S, 13912E. The party returned eastward, keeping S of the 72S parallel to 7237S, 16132E (E side of Outback Nunataks), from where the party was evacuated by aircraft of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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