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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1423

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.7

Elevation (see definition): 3020

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A prominent mountain, 3,020 m, standing 2 mi S of Ahmadjian Peak in Queen Alexandra Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant Barry Chapman Bishop (1932-94), USAF, an observer with the Argentine Antarctic Expedition (1956-57); member of the Staff of the U.S. Antarctic Projects Officer, 1958 and 1959; member of the American party which on May 22, 1962, succeeded in climbing Mount Everest.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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