This page presents the geographical name data for Werenskiold Bastion 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): Werenskiold Bastion
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16423
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 26' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 32' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5333333
Elevation (see definition): 1000
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975
Description (see definition): A bold rock headland that rises very steeply to over 1,000 m and forms the coastline between Demorest Glacier and Matthes Glacier on the E coast of Graham Land. The feature was observed and 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 Werner Werenskiold (1883-1961), Norwegian geographer who worked on the theory of glacier flow.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data