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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14003

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.2833333

Elevation (see definition): 890

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Conspicuous pyramid-shaped mountain, 890 m, standing 1.5 mi NE of Saunders Point in eastern Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948-49. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Dr. William J.L. Sladen of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), medical officer and biologist at Hope Bay in 1948, and at Signy Island in 1950. During the 1960s and 1970s, Dr. Sladen was chief U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) investigator concerned with studies of penguins at Cape Crozier, Ross Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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