This page presents the geographical name data for Helicopter Mountains in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Helicopter Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 19138
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 11' 30" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 23' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1916667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3833333
Elevation (see definition): 1700
Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008
Description (see definition): 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 Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (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.
Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008
Date Edited (see definition): No data