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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7091

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
87° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
149° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -87.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -149.5

Elevation (see definition): 2930

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An elongated mountain (2,930 m) comprising low connecting ridges and gable-shaped nunataks. It rises at the E side of Scott Glacier, near the head, directly opposite Mount McIntyre. This mountain, including its small southern outlier, apparently is the southernmost mountain in the world. Discovered in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party led by Quin Blackburn. Named by Admiral Byrd for Louis McHenry Howe, secretary to the President of the United States at that time, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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