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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7884

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9666667

Elevation (see definition): 1180

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mountain, 1,180 m, rising above Jones Ice Shelf and Kosiba Wall in the NE end of Blaiklock Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after John E.G. Kershaw (1948-1990), British Antarctic Survey (BAS) senior pilot, 1974-79, and pilot on Transglobe Expedition, 1980-82, and other expeditions. He was killed in a flying accident on Jones Ice Shelf, Mar. 5, 1990, and now rests near the foot of this mountain.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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