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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5235

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.45

Elevation (see definition): 2760

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1951

Description (see definition): Majestic, snow-covered mountain, 2,760 m, which forms the summit of Anvers Island, standing SE of the center of the island and 6 mi N of Borgen Bay, in the Palmer Archipelago. First seen by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), who explored the SE coast of the island in 1898. Later sighted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, under Charcot, who named it for the expedition ship Francais.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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