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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17271

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 46' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7666667

Elevation (see definition): 2950

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A peak (2950 m) on the ridge at the head of Renegar Glacier, 1.75 miles south of Mount Kempe in Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Werner Schwerdtfeger, senior meteorological researcher, University of Wisconsin, a driving force in the study of Antarctic meteorology. His specialty was the study of the barrier winds east of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Date Created (see definition): 09/21/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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