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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Bunger Hills (AUS) 66° 10' 00.1" S 100° 53' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 694 Place ID: 2046

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 (1911014) was was carrying out a survey on foot. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47).

Bunger Hills (RUS) 66° 18' 00.0" S 100° 45' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 117306 Place ID: 2046

Bunger Hills (USA) 66° 17' 00.0" S 100° 47' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 123088 Place ID: 2046

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.

Mount Burnham (AUS) 71° 34' 01.2" S 159° 49' 58.8" E Peak
Name ID: 2046 Place ID: 2089

An ice-covered mountain forming the south-western extremity of the Daniels Range. Plotted from air photographs taken by the US Navy in 1960-62. Named after J B Burnham, ionosphere physicist, who wintered at the South Pole Station in 1958 and 1961.

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