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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8525

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.2

Elevation (see definition): 1560

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

Description (see definition): A mountain, 1,560 m, presenting sheer granite cliffs on the N side standing 3 mi SW of Hansen Nunatak at the S side of the mouth of Reeves Glacier in Victoria Land. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) under Scott, who named it for Captain C.A. Larsen, noted Norwegian Antarctic explorer whose explorations along the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula in the Jason, 1892-93, marked the beginning of commercial whaling operations in the Antarctic. Larsen led numerous whaling expeditions until his death in December 1925 while directing operations in the Ross Sea.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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