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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 40

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 1370

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Range of mountains rising to 1,370 m in the central part of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. It is bounded on the E by Iliad Glacier and Trojan Range and on the W by Marr Ice Piedmont, and extends NW from Mount Agamemnon for 6 mi, curving NE for a further 12 mi to Mount Nestor. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the Achaeans, one of the opposing forces of the Trojan War in Homer's Iliad.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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