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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11022

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): Flattish, mainly ice-covered heights, about 7 mi long, forming a part of the S wall of upper Priestley Glacier to the SE of Tantalus Peak, Victoria Land. The heights are near where the southern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962-63, was landed. Named by them for Lieutenant John H. Ogden, U.S. Navy (USN), pilot who airlifted the party to this point, flew in their resupply, and later flew the party back to base at the end of the season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Ogden Heights 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 Ogden Heights should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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