This page presents the geographical name data for Twickler Cone 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): Twickler Cone
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17421
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 22' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3666667
Elevation (see definition): 1950
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): A cone-shaped peak in the Asgard Range, Victoria Land, rising to 1,950 m on the ridge separating the upper reaches of Bartley Glacier and Newall Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1997 after Mark S. Twickler, a specialist in recovery, analysis, and interpretation of ice core records, with many seasons in Antarctica and Greenland, 1984-95; Executive Director, National Ice Core Laboratory-Science Management Office, from 1997. As a member of a University of New Hampshire field party, 1988-89, Twickler participated in glaciochemical investigations that collected two ice cores, 150 and 175 m deep, from upper Newall Glacier, in proximity of this peak.
Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data