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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6045

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -155.5

Elevation (see definition): 3095

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A massive mountain, 3,095 m, standing 4 mi NNE of Mount Vaughan in the Hays Mountains of the Queen Maud Mountains. First observed and roughly mapped in December 1929 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Laurence Gould. Remapped in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Quin Blackburn, and named by Byrd for Raymond Griffith, of Twentieth Century-Fox Pictures, who assisted in assembling motion-picture records of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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