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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11846

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7

Elevation (see definition): 1830

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Mountain with two mainly ice-covered, dome-shaped summits, the higher and northern rising to 1,830 m, standing 9 mi inland from George VI Sound, between Riley and Chapman Glaciers on the W coast of Palmer Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1954 for E.L. Pitman, an airplane carpenter of Byfleet, Surrey, who made the sledges used by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, introducing important new elements into the design of the Nansen-type sledge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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