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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15229

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.4333333

Elevation (see definition): 1515

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mostly snow-covered mountain rising to 1,515 m between Mount Goodman and Mount Chandler in the Behrendt Mountains (q.v.), Ellsworth Land. These mountains were visited during the 1984-85 season by a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geological party led by Peter D. Rowley of the U.S. Geological Survey. Upon his suggestion, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 1986, after Janet Wendy Thomson, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist; British Exchange Scientist with the Rowley party who climbed to the summit of this mountain; from 1992, Head, Mapping and Geographic Information Centre, British Antarctic Survey (BAS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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