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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18898

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.55

Elevation (see definition): 2334

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

Description (see definition): A ridgelike mountain, 2334 m, that forms the south end of the Lashly Mountains near the polar plateau of Victoria Land. There is much exposed rock on the south cliff and east spur of the mountain. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 2006 after Stanley P. Wisneski III, who served the U.S. Antarctic Program as a senior manager for two successive contractors to the National Science Foundation, the ITT and ASA. He worked in several planning and implementation divisions in support of logistics, operations and engineering at both McMurdo and South Pole Stations, serving for two winters and 11 summer field seasons, from 1985-99.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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