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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3276

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
117° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -117.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 3655

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): A group of ice-covered mountains, 35 mi long, rising to 3,655 m in Mount Frakes and including Mount Rees, Mount Steere and Boyd Ridge. The mountains are located 50 mi SW of Toney Mountain in Marie Byrd Land and were probably among those viewed by Admiral Byrd and other members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in plane flights from the ship Bear on Feb. 24 and 25, 1940. They were mapped in the course of the 1957-58 oversnow traverse from Byrd Station to the Sentinel Range led by C.R. Bentley, and named after Albert P. Crary (Crary Ice Rise, q.v.), who was then Deputy Chief Scientist for the US-IGY Antarctic Program.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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