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