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King Range: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for King 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): King Range

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7972

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A mountain range, 14 mi long and 5 mi wide, in northwestern Victoria Land. The range is bounded on the W by Rawle Glacier and Leitch Massif, on the NW by Black Glacier and on the NE and E by the head of Lillie Glacier. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander James P. King, U.S. Navy (USN), staff meteorological officer on Deep Freeze operations, 1962-64.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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