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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 260

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 2000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Ice-capped mountain, more than 2,000 m, 5.5 mi inland from George VI Sound and 8 mi S of Mount Athelstan in the Douglas Range of Alexander Island. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Its E face was roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and resurveyed in 1948 and 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who named it for Alfred, Saxon king of England, 871-899. The W face of the mountain was mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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