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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 266

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A conspicuous mountain 3 mi ESE of Adit Nunatak on the N side of Leppard Glacier, in Graham Land. The mountain was discovered and photographed from the air by Sir Hubert Wilkins on Dec. 20, 1928, and named "Mount Napier Birks." The feature was not reidentified by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in its 1947 survey of the area, and the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) subsequently gave the name Mount Birks (q.v.) to a mountain 40 mi northeastward. Following a Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) survey in 1955, the mountain named by Wilkins was definitely identified as the feature now described. Because of past confusion as to its identity, the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) has renamed it Mount Alibi; "Alibi" meaning "proof of presence elsewhere."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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