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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18223

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.5833333

Elevation (see definition): 2600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): A broad ice-covered mountain rising to 2600 m 5 mi NNW of Mount Speyer in Worcester Range. Named after Rodney Marks (1968-2000), an Australian citizen who died while conducting astrophysical research as a member of the 2000 winter party at the NSF South Pole Station. He was employed by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, working on the Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory, a research project of the University of Chicago's Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica (CARA). He previously had spent the 1998 winter at the Pole as part of CARA's South Pole Infrared Explorer project.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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