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Whitmore Mountains

Coordinate: S 82.6832, W 104.393

Transportation: Twin Otter/Basler

Closest operations HUB: 383km to WAIS


Station ID: WHTM

Installed: 2009-2010 season

Former Projects: WAGN

Former Names: W09B


Station ID: WHIT

Installed: 2009-2010 season

Former Projects:

Former Names:

An isolated group of mountains in West Antarctica, consisting of three mountains and a cluster of nunataks extending over 15 miles. The group was visited and surveyed on Jan. 2, 1959, by William H. Chapman, cartographer with the Horlick Mountains Traverse Party (1958-59). Named by Chapman for George D. Whitmore, Chief Topographic Engineer, USGS, who was a member of the Working Group on Cartography of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/scar/display_name.cfm?gaz_id=133658).