This page presents the geographical name data for Bennett Dome 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): Bennett Dome
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1229
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 03' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.05
Elevation (see definition): 460
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A rounded snow-covered peninsula on the S side of Beethoven Peninsula, Alexander Island, rising to c. 460 m between Weber Inlet and Boccherini Inlet. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in 1947 and roughly mapped from the photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Mapped definitively by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1967-68 and from Landsat imagery taken 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Joseph E. Bennett, Head, Polar Coordination and Information Section, Division of Polar Programs, NSF, 1976-86.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data