Name details

Helicopter Mountains

Helicopter Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Helicopter Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 136085

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

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

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Narrative

A series of rugged mountains west of Mount Mahony, Saint Johns Range, rising to 1700 meters at Mount James and including also from west to east Touchstone Crag, Mick Peak and Hott Peak. The mountains form the NW end of Saint Johns Range. So named by US-ACAN (2007) in recognition of the wide use of helicopters in supporting the U.S. Antarctic Program at McMurdo Sound and McMurdo Dry Valleys. Peaks in the mountains have been named after personnel in the helicopter group.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 11' 30.0" S
- 77.19167°
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Longitude:
161° 23' 00.0" E
161.38333°
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Altitude:
1700 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Jan-2008

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