This page presents the geographical name data for Mohn Basin 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): Mohn Basin
Feature Class (see definition): Basin
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10119
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -168
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A major depression in the surface near the edge of the polar plateau. It extends southward from the western limit of Quarles Range for about 100 miles and includes the neve area adjacent to the heads of the Bowman, Devils, Amundsen and Scott Glaciers, in the Queen Maud Mountains. The feature was encountered in December 1911 by the South Pole Party of the Norwegian expedition under Roald Amundsen. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Henrik Mohn, Norwegian meteorologist and author of the meteorological report of this expedition.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data