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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8815

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): Mountain along the S side of Barcus Glacier, 6 mi ESE of Mount Nash, in the Hutton Mountains, Palmer Land. Mapped by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE)-Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) joint sledge party of 1947-48. Named by Finn Ronne for Richard Upjohn Light, then President of the American Geographical Society. The Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) had applied the name "Cape Light" to part of the extremity of Smith Peninsula, but that name is now dropped as Cape Fiske provides adequate reference to that feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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