This page presents the geographical name data for Perry 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): Perry Range
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11636
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 12' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -134.2
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974
Description (see definition): A narrow range of mountains, 6 mi long, separating the lower ends of Venzke Glacier and Berry Glacier where they enter Getz Ice Shelf, on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. The range was discovered and photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service in December 1940. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant John E. Perry, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), U.S. Navy (USN), Public Works Officer at McMurdo Station, 1968. He commanded the Antarctic Construction Battalion Unit from January 1969 until it was decommissioned in May 1971, when he became project manager for the South Pole Station.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data