Churchill Mountains

The Churchill Mountains is a mountain range bordering the western side of the Ross Ice Shelf between Byrd Glacier and Nimrod Glacier in Antarctica. Several of its highest summits, including Mounts Egerton, Field, Nares, Wharton and Albert Markham were first seen and named by the Discovery Expedition (or British National Antarctic Expedition), 1901-04, under Robert Falcon Scott

The mountains were mapped in detail by the USGS from Tellurometer surveys, 1960-61, and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960. Named by the US-ACAN for Sir Winston Churchill.

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