This page presents the geographical name data for Smythe Shoulder 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): Smythe Shoulder
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14107
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 18' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 53' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.8833333
Elevation (see definition): 450
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An ice-covered promontory rising to c. 450 m between Singer Glacier and Rydelek Icefalls, Martin Peninsula, on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67, and U.S. Landsat imagery, 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after William Smythe, geophysicist, University of California, Los Angeles, a member of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) winter party at South Pole Station, 1975.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data