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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11027

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
114° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -114

Elevation (see definition): 2990

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A range about 30 mi long and 10 mi wide, extending WSW-ENE from Eldridge Peak to Mirsky Ledge. The range forms the NE end of the Horlick Mountains and consists primarily of a large snow-topped plateau with steep northern cliffs and several flat-topped ridges and mountains. The highest point, 2,990 m, is the summit of Mount Schopf. The range was surveyed in 1958-59 by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Horlick Mountains Traverse, and was investigated in 1960-61 and 1961-62 by geologists of the Institute of Polar Studies of Ohio State University, for which the range is named.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Ohio 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 Ohio Range should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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