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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 578

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A large isolated mountain mass, surmounted by three separate peaks, the highest 1,220 meters. It stands between Poseidon Pass and Athene Glacier, 10 mi WNW of Miller Point, in northeastern Palmer Land. The mountain was photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service on September 28, 1940. It was the subject of geological investigation by A.G. Fraser of British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in 1961. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) (1963) after the son of the god Zeus in Greek mythology.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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