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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13407

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.4166667

Elevation (see definition): 2990

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): An elongated, mesa-like, mainly ice-covered mountain (2,990 m), located just E of Buckeye Table in the Ohio Range. Surveyed by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Horlick Mountains Traverse party in Dec. 1958. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James M. Schopf, geologist, Coal and Geology Laboratory, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Columbus, Ohio, who greatly assisted the field geologist by analyzing coal and related rock specimens from this mountain. Schopf was a member of the Horlick Mountains Party in the 1961-62 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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