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VX-6, Mount: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for VX-6, 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): VX-6, Mount

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16155

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.2

Elevation (see definition): 2185

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

Description (see definition): A distinctive, sharp mountain, 2,185 m, standing 4 mi N of Minaret Nunatak in the Monument Nunataks. Surveyed by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Victoria Land Traverse Party, 1959-60. They named it for U.S. Navy (USN) Air Development Squadron Six (VX-6) which supported the traverse party in the field. On Jan. 1, 1969, the squadron was redesignated Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6) but its mission remained the same.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding VX-6, 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 VX-6, Mount should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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