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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3193

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1

Elevation (see definition): 1490

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A mainly ice-covered mountain (1,490 m) on the SW side of Gibbs Glacier in southern Graham Land. It is separated from Hadley Upland by a col 1,300 m high. Photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), Nov. 1947 (trimetrogon air photography). Surveyed from the ground by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Martin Cortes, Spanish author of Arte de Navegar (Sevilla, 1551), an important manual of navigation.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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