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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2630

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
105° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -105.9166667

Elevation (see definition): 2715

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A triple-peaked mountain (2,715 m) with very steep sides and a large rock cliff on its north side, situated at the western end of the Whitmore Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for William H. Chapman of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), cartographer with the Horlick Mountains Traverse (1958-59), who made a survey of the Whitmore Mountains on Jan. 2, 1959. Chapman spent several summer seasons in the Antarctic, including survey in the Pensacola Mountains (1957-58), and the highly successful U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Topo North-South Survey of the mountains bordering the west side of the Ross Sea and Ross Ice Shelf.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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