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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8563

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Snow-covered peak, 1,000 m, overlooking the head of Neptune Glacier in the SE part of Alexander Island. The peak appears to have been first seen from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935, and roughly mapped from photos obtained on that flight by W.L.G. Joerg. Remapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for William Lassell (1799-1880), English astronomer who discovered Umbriel and Ariel, satellites of Uranus, and Triton, satellite of Neptune.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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