This page presents the geographical name data for Reichle Mesa 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): Reichle Mesa
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12486
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 09' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 03' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.15
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.05
Elevation (see definition): 1160
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An ice-covered tableland, 3 mi in extent and rising to 1,160 m, between Stubbs Pass and Getman Ice Piedmont on Joerg Peninsula, Bowman Coast. The feature was photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947, and U.S. Navy, 1966, and was surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1946-48. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after Richard A. Reichle, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist, specialist on Antarctic seals in six austral summers, 1970-77, the last two summers in RV Islands.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data