This page presents the geographical name data for Patuxent 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): Patuxent Range
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11447
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 43' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A major range of the Pensacola Mountains, comprising the Thomas Hills, Anderson Hills, Mackin Table and various nunataks and ridges bounded by the Foundation Ice Stream, Academy Glacier and the Patuxent Ice Stream. Discovered and partially photographed on Jan. 13, 1956 in the course of a transcontinental nonstop plane flight by personnel of U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze I from McMurdo Sound to Weddell Sea and return. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the U.S. Naval Air Station (at Cedar Point, Maryland) located on the south side of the mouth of the Patuxent River. The range was mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data