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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5679

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
137° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -137.6166667

Elevation (see definition): 820

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A mainly snow-covered mountain (820 m) located 5 mi SSE of Lynch Point on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. The mountain is the highest elevation on the divide between the seaward ends of Frostman Glacier and Hull Glacier. Discovered on aerial flights from the West Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940, and named for Walter R. Giles technical sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), copilot and radio operator on some of these flights.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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