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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13393

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A prominent, mainly ice-covered mesa, 15 mi long and 5 mi wide, forming the southern rampart of Latady Mountains at the base of Antarctic Peninsula. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1961-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Waldo L. Schmitt, marine biologist, Honorary Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution. Schmitt was aboard Fleurus at Deception Island in 1927. He participated in the Staten Island cruise to Marguerite Bay and Weddell Sea in the 1962-63 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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