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Nicholas Range: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Nicholas Range 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): Nicholas Range

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10684

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 55.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Line of rocky peaks extending in a N-S direction, standing close E of Aker Peaks and 23 mi SW of Magnet Bay. Discovered in January 1930 by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson, who named it for Mr. G.R. Nicholas of Melbourne, a patron of the expedition. The individual peaks were plotted by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Nicholas Range in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nicholas Range should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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