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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4431

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 08' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 54.1333333

Elevation (see definition): 2300

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Steep-sided mountain with three major peaks, the highest 2,300 m, standing close N of Young Nunataks in the Napier Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Jokelen (the glacier). Remapped by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) from air photos taken in 1956, and named for T.J. Elkins, ionosphere physicist at Mawson in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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