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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16495

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 1100

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent mountain (1,100 m) forming the highest point in Wall Range, rising immediately N of Thunder Glacier in the center of Wiencke Island, Palmer Archipelago. Probably first observed by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) which circumnavigated Wiencke Island in 1898. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant Commander Luther William Wheat, U.S. Navy (USN), helicopter commander with Squadron VXE-6, Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1975-78; Aviation Projects Manager, Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 1978; member, U.S. Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, 1979-88.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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