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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12884

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.4

Elevation (see definition): 2160

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Mainly snow-covered mountain in the Allardyce Range, South Georgia, standing near the head of Nordenskjold Glacier, 4 mi ESE of Mount Paget. Its western peak rises to 2,280 m; its eastern peak to 2,160 m. The mountain is a prominent feature and presumably was known to whalers and sealers in South Georgia at an early date. It was roughly surveyed in the period 1925-30 by DI personnel, and resurveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-52. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for James W. Roots, a member of the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-52.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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