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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13530

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
103° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -103.9

Elevation (see definition): 3020

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

Description (see definition): The largest and highest mountain in the Whitmore Mountains, rising to 3,020 m at the NE end of the group. Surveyed on Jan. 2, 1959 by William H. Chapman of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a member of the Horlick Mountains Traverse, 1958-59. Named by Chapman after Walter R. Seelig, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 1960-86, who developed the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)-NSF plan for topographic mapping of Antarctica; NSF Representative in Christchurch, New Zealand, during eleven U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) austral seasons between 1971 and 1986, including seventeen trips to Antarctica and adjacent seas; member, U.S. Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, 1973-86; Chairman, 1976-86.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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