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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2319

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 1400

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Mainly snow-covered mountain, 1,400 m, 1 mi NE of Molar Peak in the Osterrieth Range of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. First seen by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, under Gerlache. The name High Peak was probably given to the feature by Lieutenant Commander J.M. Chaplin, Royal Navy (RN), during a sketch survey in 1927 on the unsuitable. The new name, given by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), is descriptive of the summit, which is long and gently sloping like a cambered road surface.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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