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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8568

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 2100

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Mountains, 15 mi long and 3 mi wide, rising to 2,100 m and extending S from Palestrina Glacier in the NW part of Alexander Island. First seen in 1821 by the Russian expedition under Bellingshausen. Photographed from the air in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) but mapped as part of the Havre Mountains. First mapped in detail from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Orlandus Lassus (c. 1532-94), Belgian composer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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