This page presents the geographical name data for Prince Charles Mountains 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): Prince Charles Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12088
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 67
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): A major group of mountains in Mac. Robertson Land including the Athos, Porthos, and Aramis Ranges. These mountains together with other scattered peaks form an arc about 260 mi long, extending from the vicinity of Mount Starlight in the north to Goodspeed Nunataks in the south. These mountains were first observed and photographed from a distance by airmen of U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. They were examined by several Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) parties and mapped in the years 1954-61. Named by ANCA in 1956 for Prince Charles, heir apparent to the British throne.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data