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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13694

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.7

Elevation (see definition): 915

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

Description (see definition): Rocky mountain, 915 m, at the junction of Gordon and Slessor Glaciers on the N side of the Shackleton Range. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) and named for Alfred H. Sheffield, Chairman of the radio communications working group for the IGY, who was of great assistance in this field to the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1955-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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