This page presents the geographical name data for Argentina 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): Argentina Range
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 566
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
042° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -42
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968
Description (see definition): A range of rock peaks and bluffs, 42 mi long, lying 35 mi E of the N part of Forrestal Range in the NE portion of the Pensacola Mountains. Discovered and photographed on Jan. 13, 1956 in the course of a U.S. Navy (USN) transcontinental nonstop plane flight from McMurdo Sound to Weddell Sea and return. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Argentina, which for many years from 1955 maintained a scientific station on the Filchner Ice Shelf at the General Belgrano or Ellsworth Station site. The entire Pensacola Mountains were mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1967 and 1968 from ground surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) tricamera photographs taken in 1964.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data