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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16622

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): The range extending N from Mistake Peak and running for 20 mi as a high shelf along the edge of the continental ice to the Mackay Glacier, in Victoria Land. The range is breached by several glaciers flowing E from the plateau. Named by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) for R.W. Willett, Director of the New Zealand Geological Survey, who gave valuable assistance throughout the expedition and in the compilation stages after its return.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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