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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13302

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
145° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -145

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A range of mountains, 25 mi long and 4 to 8 mi wide separating the west-flowing Boyd and Arthur Glaciers in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. The west end of the range was discovered and roughly plotted from photos taken by Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1928-30) on the flight of Dec. 5, 1929. The range was mapped in greater detail by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1933-35) and U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41), all expeditions led by R. Admiral R.E. Byrd. Named for David Sarnoff, president of RCA (Radio Corporation of America), who provided radio equipment for receiving and transmitting that was used in the field and at Little America by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1933-35).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Sarnoff Mountains 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 Sarnoff Mountains should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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