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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9197

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
173° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 173.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 3630

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A peak, 3,630 m, surmounting the massive N-S trending ridge between Ludeman Glacier and Pain Neve in the Commonwealth Range. Named by New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1961-62) for the Hon. T.L. Macdonald, who was Minister of External Affairs and of Defence when the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) was being planned and who took a prominent part in obtaining New Zealand participation in the Antarctic.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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