This page presents the geographical name data for Barton Mountains 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): Barton Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1041
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 02' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
173° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.0333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 173
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A group of mountains including Mount Usher, Graphite Peak, Tricorn Mountain, and Mount Clarke, located S of Commonwealth Range and Hughes Range and bounded by Keltie Glacier, Brandau Glacier, Leigh Hunt Glacier, and Snakeskin Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1958-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant Commander Walter H. Barton, USN, officer in charge of the Squadron VXE-6 detachment at Beardmore South Camp in the 1985-86 field season. Lieutenant Commander Barton developed, coordinated, and executed the logistical plan for this large and remote camp, which was in operation for 78 days and required over 800 flight hours in support of research in the Beardmore Glacier area.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data