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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3911

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 17' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.2833333

Elevation (see definition): 705

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A snow-covered peak (705 m) standing 0.7 mi W of Anzac Peak on Laurens Peninsula, Heard Island. The feature appears to have been roughly charted on an 1860 sketch map by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. Surveyed in 1948 by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), and named by them for Lieutenant Commander George M. Dixon, RANVR, commanding officer of HMAS Labuan which landed and relieved the 1948 and 1949 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) parties.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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