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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8697

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 2000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Mountain range 40 mi long with peaks rising to 2,000 m, extending in a NW-SE direction from Snick Pass to Uranus Glacier in central Alexander Island. First seen from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935, and the N and E portions mapped from photos obtained on that flight by W.L.G. Joerg. Resighted from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and named by Ronne for General Curtis LeMay, Deputy Chief of Air Staff for Research and Development of the then U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF), which furnished equipment for the expedition. Remapped in detail from Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) photos by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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