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Argentina Range: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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