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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13736

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.7666667

Elevation (see definition): 4666

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A mountain over 4,800 m, standing 4 mi SE of Mount Tyree in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Discovered on IGY reconnaissance flights in January 1958, and named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Conrad S. (Gus) Shinn, U.S. Navy (USN), pilot on some of these flights. Shinn was pilot of the Navy R4D aircraft carrying Admiral Dufek which, on Oct. 31, 1956, made the first plane landing at the geographic South Pole.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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