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Bush Mountains: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Bush 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): Bush Mountains

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2208

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
179° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 179.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A series of rugged elevations at the heads of Ramsey and Kosco Glaciers, extending from Mount Weir in the west to Anderson Heights overlooking Shackleton Glacier in the east. Photographed at a distance by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) on several flights to the Queen Maud Mountains in November 1929. The mountains were further defined from aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41), U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47), and U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) (1956-63). Named by US-SCAN, on the recommendation of R. Admiral Byrd, after James I. Bush, American financier and patron of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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