This page presents the geographical name data for Hays 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): Hays Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6522
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -155
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966
Description (see definition): A large group of mountains and peaks of the Queen Maud Mountains, surmounting the divide between the lower portions of Amundsen and Scott Glaciers and extending from the vicinity of Mount Thorne on the northwest to Mount Dietz on the southeast. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd on the South Pole flight of November 28-29, 1929, and mapped in part by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological parties to this area in 1929 and 1934. Named by Byrd for Will Hays, former head of Motion Picture Producers and Distributors.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data