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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2947

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5833333

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Isolated mountain mass with several rounded snow-covered summits, the highest 1,500 m, overlooking Handel Ice Piedmont between Haydn and Schubert Inlets in the W central part of Alexander Island. First seen and photographed from a distance by Lincoln Ellsworth on his trans-Antarctic flight of Nov. 23, 1935, and partially mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Resighted and photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) 1947-48, under Ronne, who named it for R. Admiral Leo O. Colbert, head of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, which furnished equipment for the expedition. Remapped in detail from Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) air photos by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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