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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16777

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.9

Elevation (see definition): 770

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Mountain, 770 m, standing 1.5 mi E of the mouth of Antarctic Bay on the N coast of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Roswall Woodward, of New Haven, CT, who in 1790 commanded one of the first two American sealing vessels to visit South Georgia. Nearby Antarctic Bay was at one time known as Woodward Harbor, but this name did not survive.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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