This page presents the geographical name data for Aronson Corner 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): Aronson Corner
Feature Class (see definition): Valley
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 613
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 29' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
020° 56' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.4833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -20.9333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): The cliffed extremity of a snow-capped ridge between Mummery Cliff and Chevreul Cliffs in Pioneers Escarpment (q.v.), Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of pioneers of polar life and travel, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Louis V. Aronson (1870-1940), American founder of the Ronson Corporation, who in about 1910 developed the first practical petrol lighter, known originally as the "trench match."
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data