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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6665

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 04' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.0666667

Elevation (see definition): 1430

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A distinctive wedge-shaped mesa 2 mi in extent, standing 4 mi S of Mulock Glacier on the W side of Heap Glacier. The ice-covered summit, 1, 430 m, is flat except for a cirque which indents the N side. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1959-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain B.R. Henry, USCG, commander of the Eastwind U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1964, and commander of the U.S. ship group, Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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