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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16409

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 2420

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A peak (2,420 m) rising above the W side of Beacon Valley, 4 mi SW of Pyramid Mountain, in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. The name appears to be first used on a 1961 New Zealand Lands and Survey Department map compiled from New Zealand field surveys, 1957-60, and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs of that period. Presumably named after William J. Weller, Royal Navy (RN), a seaman of the ship "Discovery" during the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04, led by R.F. Scott. In November 1903, Weller and Thomas Kennar (Kennar Valley, q.v.) accompanied Hartley T. Ferrar in the first geological reconnaissance of Quartermain Mountains.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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