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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9532

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 1000

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

Description (see definition): High broken chain of mountains, consisting primarily of North Masson, Central Masson, and South Masson Ranges, forming a part of the Framnes Mountains. Having several peaks over 1,000 m, the range extends in a N-S direction for 15 miles. Discovered and charted by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-31, under Mawson, and named for Prof. Sir David Orme Masson, a member of the Advisory Committee for this expedition as well as the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE), 1911-14, under Mawson. First visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party led by John Bechervaise in 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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