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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5227

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Group of mountains consisting of Casey, Masson, and David Ranges, and adjacent peaks and mountains. The three major ranges and other lesser features were sighted and named in February 1931 by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson. This coast was also sighted by Norwegian whalers in the same season. The whole area was mapped in detail by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition in January 1937. This overall name for the several ranges was given by Christensen after Framnesfjellet, a hill near Sandefjord, Norway.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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