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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 429

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 140

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

Description (see definition): Ice-free hill, 140 m, surmounting the small headland between Cave and West Bays on the W side of Heard Island. First charted and named by Edgar Aubert de la Rue, French geologist aboard the whale catcher Kildalkey, who with his wife Andree undertook geological investigations along the N and W sides of the island in January 1929. The feature was determined to form part of a dissected volcanic crater by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), under Mawson, which visited the area in November 1929 and applied the name Cave Bay Hill. The approved name, a shortened form of Mont Andree de la Rue, was recommended by ANCA in 1954.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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