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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5202

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -99.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 2465

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A notable snow-covered knoll (2,465 m) with an abrupt south-facing cliff, in the west-central part of the Havola Escarpment. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1958-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Chief Warrant Officer George W. Fowler, USA, navigator on the 700 nautical mile tractor traverse from Byrd Station to South Pole Station, Dec. 8, 1960 to Jan. 11, 1961. The tractor party, led by Major Antero Havola, passed a few miles northward of this knoll on Dec. 25, 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Fowler Knoll 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 Fowler Knoll should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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