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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7111

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -99.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A large group of low scattered mountains and nunataks of about 70 mi extent in W ellsworth Land. They lie just E of Cranton Bay and Pine Island Bay at the E extremity of Amundsen Sea, and are bounded on the N by Cosgrove Ice Shelf and on the S by Pine Island Glacier. Discovered by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in flights from the USS Bear in February 1940, and further delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in December 1946. The full extent of the group was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy (USN) air photos of 1966. Named by US-SCAN after Captain William L. Hudson, commander of the Peacock during U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE), 1838-42. The Peacock, accompanied by the Flying Fish under Lieutenant Walker, cruised along the edge of the pack to the N of this area for several days during the latter part of March 1839.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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