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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 358

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -153.1

Elevation (see definition): 2400

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak rising to 2,400 m between Holdsworth Glacier and Scott Glacier, 3 mi NNE of McNally Peak, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1960-64. The geology of the peak was studied in the 1978-79 season by a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) - Arizona State University field party. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Amherst College, Amherst, MA, alma mater of Michael F. Sheridan, a member of the field party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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