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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18717

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 3200

Decision Year (see definition): 04/25/2006

Description (see definition): Mount Payne is a mostly ice covered mountain 1.75 miles east of Mount Riddolls in Stever Ridge of the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. The mountain, which rises to over 3,200 meters, is 3.5 miles east of Mount Randall and 7 miles east of Mount Burrill, features with which the name is associated. Mount Payne honors Roger L. Payne, geographer, historian, toponymist, and Executive Secretary, U.S. Board on Geographic Names, 1993-2006, whose office includes responsibility for geographic nomenclature in Antarctica. His contributions to the design and implementation of the Geographic Names Information System from 1985 pioneered the development of automated national placename repositories. In 2000 he assisted on the Transantarctic Mountain Deformation Survey, Ross Island Photo Identification, and Satellite Imagery identification in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): 05/09/2006

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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