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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3871

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 43' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 67.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A small, distinct ice-covered elevation rising inland from the coast, 11 mi S of Point Williams, in Mac. Robertson Land. Discovered in Feb. 1931 by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) (1929-31) under Douglas Mawson. Named by Mawson after Captain Dingsor, a Norwegian whale fishery inspector who was aboard the Kosmos (Captain Hans Andresen) in Antarctica that season. The Kosmos had supplied coal to Mawson's ship, the Discovery, on Dec. 29, 1930.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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