This page presents the geographical name data for Lyttelton 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): Lyttelton Range
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9180
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 33' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 45' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.55
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): A narrow northwest-trending range located S of Dunedin Range in the Admiralty Mountains. The range is 16 mi long and forms the W wall of the upper part of the Dennistoun Glacier. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after the port of Lyttelton, New Zealand, where over the years, many expedition ships refueled and replenished supplies en route to Antarctica; also in recognition of the friendship and cooperation of its citizens with American participation in the U.S. Antarctic Research Program.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data