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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3492

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A group of mountains just NW of New Bedford Inlet, bounded by Mosby Glacier on the N and the Haines and Meinardus Glaciers on the S, in Palmer Land. First seen and photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1961-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after James Dwight Dana (1813-95) American geologist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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