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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4640

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 2470

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Mainly ice-covered mountain, 2,470 m, 3 mi SE of Mount Ethelwulf and 8 mi inland from George VI Sound, in the Douglas Range of Alexander Island. Probably first observed by Lincoln Ellsworth, who photographed the E side of the Douglas Range from the air on Nov. 23, 1935. Its E face was roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE). Resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named for Ethelred I, Saxon king of England, 865-871. The W face of the mountain was mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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