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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13205

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 2330

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Rocky mountain range, 18 mi long and rising to 2,330 m, which extends from Ross Pass in a SE direction to the SE end of South Georgia. The range is roughly delineated on several early charts of South Georgia. It was surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-52, and named for Sir Harold Salvesen, a director of Messrs. Chr. Salvesen and Co., Leith, who gave great assistance to the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-52 and 1953-54.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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