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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 688

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 1615

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Prominent, partly ice-covered mountain, 1,615 m, at the N side of Trench Glacier on a spur which extends E from Douglas Range on the E coast of Alexander Island. The E side of Douglas Range was first photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth, and this feature was mapped from the photos by W.L.G. Joerg. It was roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948 and 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and named by them for Athelstan, Saxon king of England, 924-937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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