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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16213

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -99.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A range of peaks and nunataks which are fairly well separated but trend E-W to form the axis, or spine, of Thurston Island. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd and members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in a flight from the ship Bear, Feb. 27, 1940. Named by US-SCAN for Lieutenant William M. Walker, captain of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) ship Island on Mar. 23, 1839.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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