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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16259

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 57' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.95

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A mountain at the NE end of Steeple Peaks, located S of Batterbee Mountains near George VI Sound in western Palmer Land. During a flight on Dec. 23, 1947, by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48) a high peak was seen in the area S and E of Batterbee Mountains. It was named by F. Ronne after W.W. Ward of Beaumont, Texas, editor of the Beaumont Journal and a supporter of the expedition. No peak exists at the coordinates given by Ronne, but it is most likely that the feature here described was that seen by him.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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