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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2248

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -144.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 810

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A mountain (810 m) located 1 mi N of the E end of Asman Ridge in the Sarnoff Mountains, Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) led by R. Admiral Richard E. Byrd. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard E. Byrd, Jr., son of Admiral Byrd and a member of Operation Highjump (1946-47), who was of assistance to Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in clarifying a large number of name suggestions put forth by his father.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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