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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Place ID: 2046
Name ID: 694

Feature type: Hill

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An area of several hundred square km of ice-free rock at the western end of Knox Coast, Wilkes Land. The south-western extremity was seen from Watson Bluff on David Island at a distance of about 76 km by A L Kennedy, magnetician and second surveyor with the Western Base Party of the AAE (1911-14) was carrying out a survey on foot. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47).

Named For

Named after Lieut. Cmdr. D E Bunger, USN, who made a landing on an un-frozen lake in February, 1947, whilst on a photo mission in a sea plane.

Location

Latitude:
66° 10' 00.1" S
-66.16669°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
100° 53' 00.0" E
100.88331°
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:
11-Aug-1958

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