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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 666

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 01' 00" S

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

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.0166667

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

Elevation (see definition): 3710

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A prominent peak, 3,710 m, standing 2 mi N of Mount Bowser in the Hays Mountains of the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) flight of November 1929 to the South Pole, and named by him for Vincent Astor, contributor to the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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