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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3075

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A broad range, much of it with an almost flat, plateau-like summit, extending S from the Fry Saddle and ending at Mackay Glacier. The range is steeply cliffed on its E side, but on the W it slopes gently into the Cambridge Glacier. The New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) worked in this area in 1957. Named by them after the main convoy into McMurdo Sound in the 1956-57 season, the names of the various vessels being used for features in the range.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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