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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6315

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A subsidiary rock peak on the Knobhead massif in Victoria Land. It rises 1.5 mi SSE of Knobhead and overlooks the upper part of Ferrar Glacier from the northwest. Named in 1969 by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) after Jesse Handsley, member of the Discovery crew of Captain Robert Scott's expedition, who accompanied Scott, Evans, Feather, Skelton and Lashly on the major sledging journey up the Ferrar and Taylor Glaciers in 1903.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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