Name details

Mount Lightbody

Lightbody, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Lightbody  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 136798

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A buttress type mountain 1.5 miles northeast of Mount Hooker to which it is joined in Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. The mountain rises to 3046 m in western Tasman Ridge and overlooks Ball Glacier to the north and Hooker Glacier to the south. Named by US-ACAN (2009) after John W. (Jack) Lightbody, National Science Foundation Program Officer in the Office of Polar Programs for the IceCube Neutrino Project, 2001-09, who served in this capacity while also serving NSF as Deputy Director for the Division of Physics (until 2007) and then as Deputy Assistant Director of NSF for the Directorate for Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 04' 32.0" S
- 78.07556°
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Longitude:
162° 50' 22.0" E
162.83944°
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Altitude:
3046 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

new feature (R.Payne, 6.5.09)

Approval status

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