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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1237

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3166667

Elevation (see definition): 1965

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A mainly ice-free mountain (1,965 m) standing 1.5 mi SE of Terra Cotta Mountain in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1993 after William S. Benninghoff (1918-93), Professor of Botany, University of Michigan, 1957-88, retiring as Professor Emeritus of Botany; seasonal visits to Antarctica in 1968, 1976, 1977 and 1989; member, SCAR Working Group on Biology, 1968-87; member, Polar Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, 1966-86.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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