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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8657

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
074° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.0833333

Elevation (see definition): 590

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mountain rising to 590 m in central Harris Peninsula, Beethoven Peninsula, in the SW part of Alexander Island. Discovered and roughly mapped by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and named by Ronne after R. Admiral Paul F. Lee, U.S. Navy (USN), Chief of the Office of Naval Research who, appreciating the significance of the scientific program, authorized Naval support for the expedition. Remapped from Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) air photos by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960; remapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy air phots, 1967-68, and Landsat imagery taken 1972-73.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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