This page presents the geographical name data for M'Clintock Bastion 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): M'Clintock Bastion
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9742
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 28' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
022° 28' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.4666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -22.4666667
Elevation (see definition): 1400
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): Mountain rising to c. 1,400 m to the W of Mount Kelsey in the Pioneers Escarpment, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967. Surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of pioneers of polar life and travel grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Admiral Sir Francis Leopold M'Clintock, Royal Navy (RN) (1819-1907), British Arctic explorer and pioneer in adopting Eskimo methods of overland travel; he took part in three Franklin search voyages, 1848-54, and commanded Fox, 1857-59, on the voyage to Arctic Canada that finally determined the fate of Sir John Franklin's expedition.
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