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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11048

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
087° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -87.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A partly snow-covered peak 0.5 mi E of Mount Helms in the E part of Martin Hills. The peak was sketched by J. Campbell Craddock in January 1963. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Margaret Oldenburg, who has been interested in polar exploration and research for a number of years, and who is well known to polar workers because of her gifts of books, photographs and other materials to isolated IGY and Weather Bureau stations. Application of the name was suggested by a number of persons including Edward C. Thiel who, with J. Campbell Craddock, conducted an airlifted geophysical traverse along the 88th meridian near this feature in 1959-60.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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