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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18299

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A mountain rising to 2550 m between Gutenberg Glacier (q.v.) and upper Starshot Glacier in N Holyoake Range, Churchill Mountains. The mountain is 3 mi N of Mount Hubble. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Charles F. Richter, American physicist, California Institute of Technology, 1930-70; in collaboration with Beno Gutenberg, 1935, he developed the Richter Scale which bears his name, used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes.

Date Created (see definition): 01/29/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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