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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3729

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -144.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A group of scattered mountains between Crevasse Valley Glacier and Arthur Glacier in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. The mountains were explored by the Byrd Antarctic Expeditions (1928-30 and 1933-35) and by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) all led by R. Admiral R.E. Byrd. Named for Admiral Louis E. Denfeld, Chief of Naval Operations and a member of the joint Chiefs of Staff (1947-49), who helped in the planning and organization of Operation Highjump (1946-47) for which Byrd was leader.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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