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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8316

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
171° 38' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 171.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 1670

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1949

Description (see definition): A distinctive reddish-brown mountain, 1,670 m, with a sloping spur extending 4 mi to the N, at the extreme N end of the Commonwealth Range, projecting into the E side of Beardmore Glacier and rising precipitously above it. Discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) and named for Evan Kyffin-Thomas, one of the proprietors of the Register, an Adelaide, South Australian newspaper. He was a traveling companion of Shackleton's on the voyage from England.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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