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Barton Mountains: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



NOTE: The information regarding Barton Mountains 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 Barton Mountains should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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