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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18877

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.3

Elevation (see definition): 4477

Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006

Description (see definition): A sharp peak that rises to 4477 m and marks the highest point on Craddock Massif in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The peak stands just north of Bugueño Pinnacle and 2.1 mi north of Mount Craddock, with which this naming is associated. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Robert H. Rutford, member of J. Campbell Craddock’s University of Minnesota geological expedition to Ellsworth Mountains, 1962-63; leader, University of Minnesota expedition to Ellsworth Mountains, 1963-64; Director, Division of Polar Programs, NSF, 1975-77; President of SCAR (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research).

Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Rutford, Mount 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 Rutford, Mount should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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