This page presents the geographical name data for Bernhardi Heights 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): Bernhardi Heights
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1289
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25
Elevation (see definition): 1220
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A line of heights (1,220 m), snow-covered to E but with a west-facing rock escarpment, rising E of Schimper Glacier in the Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Reinhard Bernhardi, German geologist, who in 1832 first recognized the moraines and erratics of north Germany as evidence of a former south extension of the Arctic ice sheet.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data