This page presents the geographical name data for Bowers Corner 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): Bowers Corner
Feature Class (see definition): Valley
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1755
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 01' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 21' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.0166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.35
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): A peak located 9 mi SE of Lishness Peak in the extreme S end of Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The feature stands at the E side of the terminus of Nimitz Glacier where it bends, or makes a corner, on joining Minnesota Glacier. First mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1957-59. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Richard A. Bowers, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), in charge of the construction crew which built the IGY South Pole Station in the 1956-57 season.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data