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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9883

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A cluster of mountains, 8 mi long, standing 7 mi NE of the Behrendt Mountains in eastern Ellsworth Land. Discovered and photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Finn Ronne. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Conrad G. Merrick, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographic engineer with the Antarctic Peninsula Traverse Party, 1961-62, who participated in the survey of these mountains.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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