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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15906

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -155.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 3140

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A prominent peak, 3,140 m, standing 4 mi SSW of Mount Griffith on the ridge at the head of Vaughan Glacier, in the Hays Mountains of the Queen Maud Mountains. Named for Norman D. Vaughan, dog driver with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Laurence Gould which explored the mountains in this vicinity in December 1929. The map resulting from the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30, applied the name Mount Vaughan to the southern portion of Mount Goodale (q.v.), but the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) has modified the original naming to apply to this larger peak which lies 15 mi southeastward.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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