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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6495

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Mountains forming the NW extremity of Alexander Island, extending 20 mi in an E-W direction between Cape Vostok and Russian Gap. First seen in 1821 by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen and resighted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99. They were roughly charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot, who named them for Le Havre, French port from which the Pourquol Pas? sailed in 1908. The mountains were mapped in detail from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Havre Mountains 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 Havre Mountains should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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