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.
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