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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16418

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
135° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -135.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A broad snow-filled saddle between Mount Berlin and Mount Moulton in the Flood Range of Marie Byrd Land. The saddle was photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in December 1940. It was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James H. Wells, a member of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) team that studied ice sheet dynamics in the area NE of Byrd Station, 1971-72.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Wells Saddle 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 Wells Saddle should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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