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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8165

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 56' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9333333

Elevation (see definition): 4000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A pyramidal peak, rising to c. 4,000 m on the NW margin of Markham Plateau, Queen Elizabeth Range, 3 mi W of Mount Markham. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1988 after geologist Russell J. Korsch who, with E. Stump and D. Egerton, climbed and geologically mapped this peak on Dec. 3, 1985, as a member of a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) field party. Korsch was a member of U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) field parties, 1968-69 and 1985-86; New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) field parties, 1982-83 and 1984-85.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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