This page presents the geographical name data for Batterbee 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): Batterbee Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1075
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 23' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 15' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.25
Elevation (see definition): 2200
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947
Description (see definition): Group of prominent mountains rising to 2,200 m, which forms part of the dissected edge of Dyer Plateau overlooking George VI Sound, on the W coast of Palmer Land. First seen and photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935. Charted from the ground in October 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, and named after Sir Harry Fagg Batterbee (1880-1976), Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Dominions Office, 1930-38, and Chairman of the Polar Committee in 1934, who gave help to the expedition.
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