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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2431

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6166667

Elevation (see definition): 1700

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mountain range, c. 35 mi long and 5 mi wide with peaks rising to 1,700 m, between Mosby Glacier and Fenton Glacier in SE Palmer Land. The range was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1966-69. In association with the names of continental drift scientists grouped in this area, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Samuel W. Carey, Australian geologist; Professor of Geology, University of Tasmania, 1946-1970.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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