Name details

Bunger Hills

Bunger Hills (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bunger Hills  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 123088

Feature type: Hill (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Group of moderately low, rounded coastal hills, overlain by morainic drift and notably ice free in the summer months, lying S of the Highjump Archipelago. The hills are marked by numerous meltwater ponds and are nearly bisected by E-W trending Algae Lake. Mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named by the US-ACAN for Lt. Cdr. David E. Bunger, USN, plane commander of one of the three USN Operation HighJump aircraft which engaged in photographic missions along most of the coastal area between 14 E and 164 E. Bunger and members of his crew landed their airplane on an unfrozen lake here in February 1947.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 17' 00.0" S
- 66.28333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
100° 47' 00.0" E
100.78333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1977
Catalogue id
1800B4
Caption
Stream between Lake Figurnoje (L) and Transkiptii Inlet (R)
Photographer
Barker, Roger J

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1955

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