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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6970

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Peak standing 1.5 mi N of the head of King George Bay and 1.5 mi SE of Rea Peak on King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for the Enderby Brothers' schooner Hopeful (Captain Henry Rea), which sailed from London in 1833 in company with the tender Rose in order to continue John Biscoe's Antarctic researches. The Antarctic voyage was abandoned after the Rose had been crushed in the pack ice at 6017S, 5326W, December 1833 or January 1834.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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