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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6041

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 57' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148.95

Elevation (see definition): 3035

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent mountain, 3,035 m, standing at the E side of the Scott Glacier where it forms the westernmost summit of the La Gorce Mountains, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Quin Blackburn, and named by Byrd for Dr. G. Layton Grier, head of the L.D. Caulk Co. of Milford, DE, who contributed dental supplies to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) of 1928-30 and 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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