This page presents the geographical name data for Green Mesa 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): Green Mesa
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17377
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 26' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 03' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.05
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): An ice-free mesa of 1 mi extent, located 0.9 mi WSW of Canfield Mesa in the W part of Insel Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after William J. Green, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, who from the 1968-69 season made studies of lakes and streams in Taylor Valley and Wright Valley, including a geochemical analysis of the Onyx River and Lake Vanda with Donald E. Canfield (Canfield Mesa) in 1980-81, 1986-87, and 1987-88; co-editor (with E. Imre Friedmann) of Physical and Biogeochemical Processes in Antarctic Lakes, Antarctic Research Series, Vol. 59, American Geophysical Union, 1993.
Date Created (see definition): 09/23/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data