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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 140

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1833333

Elevation (see definition): 925

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A conspicuous mountain (925 m) that rises between the lower ends of Mapple and Melville Glaciers on the E coast of Graham Land. The mountain was roughly surveyed in 1947 by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and was resurveyed in 1955. The name was repositioned following a survey by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in 1962. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Captain Ahab of the whaler Pequod, the central character in Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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