This page presents the geographical name data for Sullivan Heights 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): Sullivan Heights
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17437
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 19' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 03' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.3166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.05
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): A compact group of mountains rising to 2,760 m in Mount Levack and including Mount Farrell and Mount Segers, centered 11.5 mi ENE of Mount Tyree in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Roughly elliptical in plan and 11 mi long, the feature includes sharp mountain peaks, rugged ridges, and steep peripheral scarps, all encompassed by the flow of the Crosswell, Ellen, and Dater Glaciers. Named in 1997 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Cornelius Wayne Sullivan (b.1943), American oceanographer; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) field team leader for Sea Ice Microbial Communities (SIMCO) studies in McMurdo Sound, 1980-86, 1988, 1989; chief scientist and cruise coordinator for AMERIEZ (Antarctic Marine Ecosystem Research at the Ice Edge Zone) projects in Weddell Sea, Nov.-Dec. 1983, Feb.-Apr. 1986, June-July 1988; Professor of Biological Science, Hancock Institute of Marine Studies, Director, 1991-93; Director, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 1993-97.
Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data