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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 69

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A small but well defined group of mountains in Queen Alexandra Range, bounded by the Beardmore, Berwick, Moody and Bingley Glaciers. Discovered by British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) and named Adams Mountains for Lieutenant Jameson B. Adams, second in command of the expedition. The British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1910-13) restricted the name to "Mount Adams" for a high peak in the group, but the original name and application are considered more apt and have been approved.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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