This page presents the geographical name data for Gamble 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): Gamble Cone
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17885
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 14' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.2333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A cone 0.6 mi SSE of Post Office Hill in the Kyle Hills, Ross Island. The feature rises to c.400 m. A the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after John A. Gamble, geologist, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, who participated in three U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) field projects under Kyle's leadership, 1981-82, 1982-83, and 1984-85; later with NZAP on the West Antarctic Volcano Exploration, 1989-90, a collaborative US-UK-NZ effort in Marie Byrd Land; extensive work on Xenoliths that occur in volcanic rocks, including work at Cape Crozier and Cape Bird on Ross Isand.
Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000
Date Edited (see definition): No data