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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2316

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 06' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.1

Elevation (see definition): 1600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A mountain over 1,600 m, standing 4 mi SE of Pilon Peak in the S part of Everett Range. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1960-63. Named for Lieutenant Calvin Luther Larsen, USN, navigator and photographic officer of U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 during Operation Deep Freeze 1969; as a chief photographer's mate, he wintered at Little America V in 1957. Lieutenant Larsen's first name was applied by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) to avoid a further overuse of the surname Larsen in Antarctic geographic names.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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