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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19136

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008

Description (see definition): A group of mountains to the south of Gateway Nunatak and the head of Mackay Glacier near the interior ice plateau of Victoria Land. From west to east the group includes Mount DeWitt, Mount Littlepage, Mount Dearborn (2300 m) and Coalbed Mountain. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after James W. Head III, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, internationally known planetary scientist whose investigations in McMurdo Dry Valleys 2002-06 have led to important advances to the concept of Antarctica as an analog of Martian features.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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