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Grosvenor Mountains: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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