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