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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17396

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 08' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): A prominent 2,120 m mesa, 2.8 mi NW of Mount J.J. Thompson in Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Almost wholly ice covered, the mesa is 1.5 mi long, averages 0.5 mi wide, and rises above the converging heads of David Valley, Bartley Glacier, Matterhorn Glacier, and the N flank of Rhone Glacier, all receiving ice that drains from the feature. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Steven T. Kottmeier, who as a U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) researcher, 1981-87, investigated sea ice microbial communities in the fast ice of McMurdo Sound, as well as krill associated with ice edge zones in Bellingshausen, Scotia and Weddell Seas. Served as the Manager, Laboratory Facilities, McMurdo Station for ITT Antarctic Services, 1988-90; Manager, Laboratory Science, 1990-96 and Chief Scientist from 1997 for Antarctic Support Associates (ASA).

Date Created (see definition): 09/23/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Kottmeier Mesa 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 Kottmeier Mesa should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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