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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6157

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5666667

Elevation (see definition): 1970

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

Description (see definition): A conspicuous mountain (1,970 m) with precipitous black rock cliffs on its W side, rising at the S side of Hariot Glacier, 3 mi E of Briggs Peak, on the W side of Antarctic Peninsula. First roughly surveyed by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) in 1936-37. Photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in Nov. 1947 (trimetrogon air photography). Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Edmund Gunter (1581-1626), English mathematician whose "line of numbers" (1617) was the first step toward a slide rule; in 1620 he published tables of logarithm sines and tangents which revolutionized navigation.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Gunter, Mount 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 Gunter, Mount should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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