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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9560

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 27' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.45

Elevation (see definition): 1600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Peak, 1,600 m, surmounting the N wall of Taylor Valley between Lacroix and Matterhorn Glaciers. So named by Griffith Taylor of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) under Scott, 1910-13, because of its resemblance to the famous Swiss mountain.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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