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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8227

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -159.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 3460

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A mountain, 3,460 m, standing on the W side of Nilsen Plateau 2 mi SE of Lindstrom Peak, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1967 for H. Kristensen, an engineer on the ship Fram of Amundsen's Norwegian expedition of 1910-12. This naming preserves Amundsen's commemoration of "Mount H. Kristensen," a name applied in 1911 for an unidentifiable mountain in the general area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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