This page presents the geographical name data for Southern Cross 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): Southern Cross Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14268
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 40' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.6666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966
Description (see definition): The name applied to the group of ranges lying between the Mariner and Priestley Glaciers in Victoria Land. Seaward parts of this area were first viewed by Ross in 1841 and subsequently by expeditions led by Borchgrevink, Scott, Shackleton and Byrd. The precise mapping of its overall features was accomplished from U.S. Navy air photographs and surveys by New Zealand and American parties in the 1950s and 1960s. Named by the northern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1965-66.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data