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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6343

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
147° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -147.4333333

Elevation (see definition): 800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A mountain rising to 800 m, standing 1 mi SE of Supporting Party Mountain in the Harold Byrd Mountains. Discovered in December 1929 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Laurence Gould, and named by R. Admiral Byrd for Malcolm P. Hanson, chief radio engineer of the expedition, and a pioneer in the development of radio communication apparatus for polar regions.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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