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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16237

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
024° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 24.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 2870

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

Description (see definition): Large mountain rising to 2,870 m, standing 4 mi E of Mount Wideroe in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1946 from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition 1936-37 and named for Ragnvald Walnum, one-time chairman of the Norwegian Whaling Board, who prepared an ice chart of Antarctica. Remapped by the Norwegians in 1957 from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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