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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16320

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 585

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Mountain, 585 m, standing at the S side of Beascochea Bay 3.5 mi NE of Nunez Point, on the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1908-10. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for W.A. Waugh, American biochemist who, with Charles G. King, first identified the antiscorbutic component from lemon juice, making possible the production of synthetic vitamin C to prevent scurvy, in 1932.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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