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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 706

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
142° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -142.2833333

Elevation (see definition): 1180

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

Description (see definition): Mountain, 1,180 m, at the W edge of the Clark Mountains in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. Discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940 on aerial flights from the West Base. Named by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) for the late president emeritus W.W. Atwood, Sr., of Clark University, noted geologist and geographer, and his son, W.W. Atwood, Jr., who collaborated with his father in glaciological studies.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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