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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16163

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
174° 19' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -174.3166667

Elevation (see definition): 4085

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A massive mountain (4,085 m) which is a most distinctive landmark in its region, standing 4 mi NW of Mount Campbell in the Prince Olav Mountains. The feature is easily viewed from positions on Shackleton Glacier or the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered and photographed by R. Admiral Byrd on flights to the Queen Maud Mountains in November 1929. Named by US-SCAN after F. Alton Wade (1903-78), geologist with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1933-35), senior scientist at West Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41), and leader of two Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Parties (1962-63 and 1964-65) to this vicinity; Senior Scientist U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Marie Byrd Land Survey, 1966-67 and 1967-68.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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