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



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


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