This page presents the geographical name data for McCuddin Mountains 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): McCuddin Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9665
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
128° 42' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -128.7
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974
Description (see definition): A small cluster of mountains consisting mainly of two large mountains, Mount Flint and Mount Petras, along with several scattered peaks and nunataks. Located in Marie Byrd Land, 40 mi E of the Ames Range. The mountains were discovered and photographed from the air in a flight from West Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service on Dec. 14, 1940. They were mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for R. Admiral Leo B. McCuddin, U.S. Navy (USN), Commander of the U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1972.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data