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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2177

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 2810

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A projecting, bluff-type mountain (2,810 m) along the W wall of Daniels Range, 6 mi S of Big Brother Bluff, in the Usarp Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James B. Burnham, ionospheric physicist who wintered at South Pole Station in 1958 and 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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