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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15231

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A peak at the S side of the terminus of Hess Glacier on the E coast of Graham Land. The feature forms a point on the rocky spur that descends from the plateau, and is one of the most distinctive features along the coast as viewed from the Larsen Ice Shelf. This coastal area was photographed by several American expeditions: U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41; Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48; U.S. Navy photos, 1968. Mapped by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1947-48. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Sigurdur Thorarinsson, Icelandic glaciologist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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