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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5044

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
129° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -129.1

Elevation (see definition): 2695

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Prominent rounded and mainly snow-covered mountain, 2,695 m, standing 10 mi NW of Mount Petras in the McCuddin Mountains of Marie Byrd Land. The feature was observed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in Flight G, Dec. 15, 1940, and was briefly referred to as "Mount Gray." It was mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Robert B. Flint, Jr., U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) scientist on high latitude geophysical and geomagnetic phenomena. Flint wintered over at Byrd Station, 1964, Plateau Station where he was scientific leader, 1966, and Vostok Station where he was U.S. Exchange Scientist, 1974.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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