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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7834

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
022° 19' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -22.3166667

Elevation (see definition): 1370

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Mountain rising to c. 1,370 m between M'Clintock Bastion and Blanchard Hill in the Pioneers Escarpment (q.v.), Shackleton Range. In association with the names of pioneers of polar life and travel grouped in this area, named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Henry Kelsey (1670-c. 1729), English employee of the Hudson's Bay company, first white man known to have adopted North American Indian methods of life and travel (including the use of pemmican) in 1691.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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