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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19153

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 12' 47" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2130556

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.7

Elevation (see definition): 1550

Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008

Description (see definition): A mountain with a sharp-pointed summit rising to 1550 meters in the central part of Rutherford Ridge, Saint Johns Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after F. Sherwood Rowland, Professor of Chemistry, University of California at Irvine, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 1995. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Professor Paul Crutzen, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany (Dutch citizen); Professor Mario Molina, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences and Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA; and Professor F. Sherwood Rowland, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA “for their work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone.”

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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