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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2987

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.55

Elevation (see definition): 2635

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A rugged rock massif, about 4 mi long, rising to 2,635 m between Palais Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, and Rotunda Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Rita R. Colwell, marine microbiologist who has conducted field research in Antarctica; member of National Science Board (1983-90) who chaired Presidential committee on NSF roles in the polar regions; from 1991, President, Maryland Biotechnology Institute, University of Maryland.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Colwell Massif 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 Colwell Massif should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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