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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8717

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67

Elevation (see definition): 1270

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): An isolated mountain (1,270 m) at the SE margin of Forster Ice Piedmont on the W side of Antarctic Peninsula. The mountain has steep rock cliffs on its S side. First roughly surveyed by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE). 1936-37. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947, and resurveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1958. The name applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) is suggestive of the shape of the feature, which resembles a recumbent lion.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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