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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16430

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
145° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -145.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A somewhat isolated mountain 9 mi SE of Mount Woodward, surmounting the ice-covered ridge between Hammond and Swope Glaciers, in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. The name was applied by Paul Siple, commander of the West Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), for James E. West, the first Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America. Siple's first visit to Antarctica was as a member of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1928-30), having been selected as an Eagle Scout for that venture.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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