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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2787

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): The major range of mountains and associated elevations bordering the W side of the Ross Ice Shelf between Byrd Glacier and Nimrod Glacier. Several of its highest summits, including Mounts Egerton, Field, Wharton, Albert Markham and Nares, were first seen and named by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04. The mountains were mapped in detail by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from tellurometer surveys, 1960-61, and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Sir Winston Churchill.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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