Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Balchen Mountain (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Balchen Mountain (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
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:
Mountain, 2,820 m, standing at the E side of Byrdbreen in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named for Bernt Balchen, famous Norwegian polar aviator and chief pilot of the ByrdAE, 1928-30.
No images of this place could be found.