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

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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