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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6051

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 54.05

Elevation (see definition): 1680

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

Description (see definition): Elongated mountain with two prominent peaks of 1,650 and 1,680 m, standing 5 mi NW of Wilkinson Peaks in the Napier Mountains. Plotted by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Mefjell (middle mountain), a name used elsewhere in Antarctica. The mountain was visited in 1961 by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) sledge party and named by ANCA for G.S. Griffiths, a member of the Australian Antarctic Exploration Committee of 1886.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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