This page presents the geographical name data for Bunger Hills 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): Bunger Hills
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2145
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 17' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
100° 47' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 100.7833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): Group of moderately low, rounded coastal hills, overlain by morainic drift and notably ice free in the summer months, lying S of the Highjump Archipelago. The hills are marked by numerous meltwater ponds and are nearly bisected by E-W trending Algae Lake. Mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander David E. Bunger, USN, plane commander of one of the three U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp aircraft which engaged in photographic missions along most of the coastal area between 14 E and 164 E. Bunger and members of his crew landed their airplane on an unfrozen lake here in February 1947.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data