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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 900

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2

Elevation (see definition): 910

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A prominent peak of 910 m and of pyramidal shape when viewed from Larsen Ice Shelf, standing between Rachel and Starbuck Glaciers on the E coast of Graham Land. The naming by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) is one in a group in this vicinity that reflects a whaling theme. Baleen whales are distinguished by the presence of a sieve of horny baleen (whalebone) plates suspended from the upper jaw, and by the absence of teeth.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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