This page presents the geographical name data for Grosvenor 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): Grosvenor Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6080
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 40' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
175° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.6666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 175
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963
Description (see definition): A group of widely scattered mountains and nunataks rising above the polar plateau E of the head of Mill Glacier, extending from Mount Pratt in the N to the Mount Raymond area in the S, and from Otway Massif in the NW to Larkman Nunatak in the SE. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) flight to the South Pole in November 1929, and named by him for Gilbert Grosvenor, President of the National Geographic Society, which helped finance the expedition. Several peaks near Mount Raymond were apparently observed by Shackleton in 1908, although they were then considered to be a continuation of the Dominion Range.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data