This page presents the geographical name data for Care Heights 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): Care Heights
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2428
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 25' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 45' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.75
Elevation (see definition): 1500
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A group of mostly ice-covered peaks and ridges, rising to c. 1,500 m N of Tufts Pass and forming the S end of Rouen Mountains (q.v.), Alexander Island. The feature was photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and was mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Further delineation was made from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1966-67 and from U.S. Landsat imagery taken Jan. 1974. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Bernard W. Care, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist, Stonington Island, 1973-75; Adelaide Island and N Alexander Island, 1975-76 and 1976-77.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data