This page presents the geographical name data for Flett Crags 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): Flett Crags
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5039
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 39' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
023° 35' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.65
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -23.5833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): Rock crags on the N slope of Read Mountains, 5 mi N of Mount Wegener, in the Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy in 1967. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir John Smith Flett (1869-1947), British geologist who worked on Scottish geology and volcanoes; Director, Geological Survey and Museum of Practical Geology (later British Geological Survey), 1920-35.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data