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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3994

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Mountains just E of Somigliana Glacier in the N part of Arrowsmith Peninsula in Graham Land. Mapped by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from surveys and air photos, 1956-59. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Noah E. Dorsey (1873-1959), American physicist, author of Properties of Ordinary Water-Substance (New York, 1940), a comprehensive study of ice.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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