This page presents the geographical name data for Farman Highland 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): Farman Highland
Feature Class (see definition): Area
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4777
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 08' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.1333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.5
Elevation (see definition): 750
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A relatively smooth ice-covered upland, rising to c. 750 m and forming the E part of Hutton Mountains, between Wright Inlet and Keller Inlet, Lassiter Coast, Palmer Land. The feature was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-67. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1991 after Joseph C. Farman, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS)-British Antarctic Survey (BAS) atmospheric physicist, 1957-90; scientific officer, Argentine Islands, 1957-59 (Base Leader, 1958-59).
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data