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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4100

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 210

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): Ice-free hill, 210 m, standing 0.7 mi SE of Atlas Cove, near the NW end of Heard Island. The feature appears to have been roughly charted on an 1882 sketch map compiled by Ensign Washington I. Chambers aboard the USS Marion during the rescue of the shipwrecked crew of the American sealing bark German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) in 1902. Prof. Erich von Drygalski, German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) leader, was a member of the landing party which investigated the area between Rogers Head and the summit of this feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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