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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6989

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
121° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -121

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A mountain group in the Transantarctic Mountains, lying eastward of Reedy Glacier and including the Wisconsin Range, Long Hills and Ohio Range. The mountains were discovered in two observations by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35, one by Kennett L. Rawson from a position in about 8305S, 10519W, at the end of his SE flight of Nov. 22, 1934, and another by Quin Blackburn in Dec. 1934, from positions looking up Leverett and Albanus Glaciers. Portions of the Wisconsin Range are recorded in aerial photography obtained by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47. The entire mountain group was surveyed by U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) parties and was mapped from U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1959-64. Named by Admiral Byrd for William Horlick, of the Horlick's Malted Milk Corp., a supporter of the Byrd expedition of 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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