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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8112

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
114° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -114.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A mountain range about 40 mi long standing between the base of Martin Peninsula and Smith Glacier in Marie Byrd Land. The range consists of two ice-covered plateaus punctuated by several rock peaks and bluffs. The plateaus are oriented E-W and are separated by Kohler Glacier, a distributary which flows N from Smith Glacier. Discovered from a distance on Feb. 24, 1940 by R. Admiral Byrd and other members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in an airplane flight from the ship Bear. Named by Byrd for Walter J. Kohler, manufacturer and former governor of Wisconsin, who was one of the supporters of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35, and who helped furnish the seaplane from which the discovery was made.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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