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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15022

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 2400

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): An elliptical ice dome, 43 mi long ESE-WNW and 16 mi wide, rising to 2,400 m, centered c. 29 mi WNW of Mount Crean, Lashly Mountains, Victoria Land. The feature was delineated by the SPRI-NSF-TUD airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967-79. The name was first used by David J. Drewry of SPRI in 1980. The dome is one of the local sources of ice to the Taylor Glacier, from which it is named. Approved by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Taylor Dome 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 Taylor Dome should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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