This page presents the geographical name data for Hughes 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): Hughes Range
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7132
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
175° 30' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 175.5
Elevation (see definition): 4230
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A high massive N-S trending range surmounted by six prominent summits, of which Mount Kaplan (4,230 m) is the highest, located E of Canyon Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains and extending 45 mi from the confluence of Brandau and Keltie Glaciers in the S, to the Giovinco Ice Piedmont in the north. Discovered and photographed by R. Admiral Byrd on the Baselaying Flight of Nov. 18, 1929, and named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), on the recommendation of R. Admiral Byrd, for Charles Evans Hughes, Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the U.S., and adviser and counselor of Byrd.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data