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.
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