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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18485

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158

Elevation (see definition): 1800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A compact block of ridgelines without a prominent culminating summit, rising to approximately 1800 m on the south side of Byrd Glacier. The unit lies between Lowry Massif to the northeast and Mandarich Massif to the southwest. Named in honor of Sir Peter Blake, who died in December 2001 during an environmental awareness expedition up the Amazon River. He was an exceptional sailor. In his most recent endeavors, Sir Peter Blake sought to raise worldwide awareness of environmental issues, to help protect life in, on and around the waters of the world. He sailed to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard the Seamaster in January 2001.

Date Created (see definition): 01/22/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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