This page presents the geographical name data for Cook 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): Cook Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3088
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 25' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.4166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): The group of mountains bounded by the Mulock and Darwin Glaciers. Parts of the group were first viewed from the Ross Ice Shelf by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04). Additional portions of these mountains were mapped by a New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58), and they were completely mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1959-63. Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) for Captain James Cook.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data