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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16677

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.55

Elevation (see definition): 1300

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): A mountain rising to c. 1,300 m in the W part of Bermel Peninsula, Bowman Coast. This mountain appears indistinctly in a photograph taken by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of Dec. 20, 1928. The feature was rephotographed in 1935 by Lincoln Ellwsorth, in 1940 by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), and in 1947 by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne. It was surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948. Named by Ronne after Major General R.C. Wilson, chief of staff to Lieutenant General Curtis LeMay, head of the Office of Research and Development of the then Army Air Force, which furnished equipment for Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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