This page presents the geographical name data for Campbell Crest 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): Campbell Crest
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2339
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 27' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.45
Elevation (see definition): 1670
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A peak rising to 1,670 m at the W end of Bowditch Crests, Bermel Peninsula (q.v.), on the Bowman Coast of Graham Land. The feature is the highest point in Bowditch Crests and appears in aerial photographs taken by Sir Hubert Wilkins, 1928, and Lincoln Ellsworth, 1935; roughly mapped from the Ellsworth photographs by W.L.G. Joerg in 1937. Later photographed from the air by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, and U.S. Navy, 1966; surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1993 after Jon C. Campbell, geographer, U.S. Geological Survey from 1981; U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) member in the International GPS Campaign, 1991-92, at McMurdo, Byrd, and South Pole Stations who conducted developmental GPS geodetic surveys from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Polar Sea at Mount Siple and Pine Island Bay; from 1993, Secretary, Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, U.S. Board on Geographic Names.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data