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Green Mesa: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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