This page presents the geographical name data for Fontaine Heights 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): Fontaine Heights
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5103
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 28' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): A line of heights that extend from Mount Dewey to Cape Garcia on the S side of Bigo Bay, W coast of Graham Land. Mapped from air photos and Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveys, 1955-57. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Henri La Fontaine (1854-1943), Belgian documentalist, co-founder of Institut International de Bibliographie at Bruxelles, 1895, and of Office Central des Associations Internationales at Bruxelles, 1907; initiator of the Universal Decimal Classification.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data