This page presents the geographical name data for Head Mountains 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): Head Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 19136
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 12' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 05' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.0833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008
Description (see definition): A group of mountains to the south of Gateway Nunatak and the head of Mackay Glacier near the interior ice plateau of Victoria Land. From west to east the group includes Mount DeWitt, Mount Littlepage, Mount Dearborn (2300 m) and Coalbed Mountain. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after James W. Head III, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, internationally known planetary scientist whose investigations in McMurdo Dry Valleys 2002-06 have led to important advances to the concept of Antarctica as an analog of Martian features.
Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008
Date Edited (see definition): No data