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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9708

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
087° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -87.3

Elevation (see definition): 2090

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1978

Description (see definition): A rocky, mostly ice-free peak (2,090 m) situated less than 1 mi E of Mount Walcott in the eastern portion of the Thiel Mountains. Surveyed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Vincent E. McKelvey, ninth director of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1971-78. During this period numerous U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologic and topographic expeditions, for which he had administrative responsibility, were carried out in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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