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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4323

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69

Elevation (see definition): 2195

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Prominent ice-covered mountain, 2,195 m, which stands 10 mi inland from George VI Sound and marks the S limit of Douglas Range on Alexander Island. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935 by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Its E side was roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and resurveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Edred, Saxon king of England, 946-955. The W face of the mountain was mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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