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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17870

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 2000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A squarish mountain 1.3 mi W of Tent Peak in Kyle Hills, Ross Island. The feature rises to c.2000 m on the N side of Lofty Promenade. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Terry Melton, power plant mechanic/facilities engineer, Palmer Station, June 1981-Jan. 1983; worked nine WINFLY/summer seasons at McMurdo Sound as Williams Field facilities engineer/site supervisor, McMurdo operations superintendent, and McMurdo area manager, 1984-93; NSF McMurdo Station manager, Oct. 1998-Oct. 1999.

Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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