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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17692

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 26' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.4333333

Elevation (see definition): 1300

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A peak (c. 1300 m) at the E end of the main ridge of Gonville and Caius Range, Victoria Land. Named after the seaplane tender USS Curtiss which transported personnel to McMurdo Sound in Operation Deep Freeze II, 1956-57. Departing, "she" carried out wintering-over personnel of Deep Freeze I and construction party personnel left at Cape Hallett.

Date Created (see definition): 05/18/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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