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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18896

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 09' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.15

Elevation (see definition): 2080

Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006

Description (see definition): A peak 5.5 mi NW of Cape Crossfire on the Borchgrevink Coast of Victoria Land. The peak rises to 2080 m on the extremity of the ridge extending eastward from Malta Plateau, a rugged salient between the converging Mariner Glacier and Borchgrevink Glacier where they enter Ross Sea. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Bruce T. Malfait, Head, Marine Geosciences Section, in the Division of Ocean Sciences, NSF, 2001-06; Program Director for the Ocean Drilling Project (ODP), 1987-2001; through his long work in the ODP, he facilitated the scientific community to conduct basic research into the history of the ocean basins and the overall crust beneath the ocean floor using a scientific drill ship.

Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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