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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19180

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 04' 32" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 50' 22" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0755556

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.8394444

Elevation (see definition): 3046

Decision Year (see definition): 04/05/2009

Description (see definition): A buttress type mountain 1.5 miles northeast of Mount Hooker to which it is joined in Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. The mountain rises to 3046 m in western Tasman Ridge and overlooks Ball Glacier to the north and Hooker Glacier to the south. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2009) after John W. (Jack) Lightbody, National Science Foundation Program Officer in the Office of Polar Programs for the IceCube Neutrino Project, 2001-09, who served in this capacity while also serving NSF as Deputy Director for the Division of Physics (until 2007) and then as Deputy Assistant Director of NSF for the Directorate for Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

Date Created (see definition): 02/05/2009

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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