This page presents the geographical name data for Executive Committee 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): Executive Committee Range
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4688
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 50' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
126° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -126
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947
Description (see definition): A range consisting of five major mountains, volcanic in origin, which trends north-south for 50 miles along the 126th meridian, in Marie Byrd Land. Discovered by the United States Antarctic Service expedition on a flight, Dec. 15, 1940, and named for the Antarctic Service Executive Committee. Individual mountains are named in honor of members of the committee, except for Mount Sidley, the most imposing mountain in the range, which was discovered and named by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd in 1934. The entire range was mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy trimetrogon photography, 1958-60.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data