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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3406

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 66.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 2070

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A prominent, flat-topped rock massif, 2,070 m, trending N-S for 9 mi at the junction of Lambert and Mellor Glaciers in the Prince Charles Mountains, Mac. Robertson Land. Discovered in Nov. 1956 during an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) flight. Named by ANCA for J.S. Cumpston of the Australian Department of External Affairs, who, with E.P. Bayliss, was responsible for the 1939 map of Antarctica by the Property and Survey Branch, Department of Interior, Canberra.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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