E-mail this page Print this page
Wegener Range: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SpanishFrenchSimplified ChineseGermanRussianHindiArabicPortuguese
This page presents the geographical name data for Wegener 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): Wegener Range

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16386

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 1800

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mountain range with peaks rising to 1,800 m, trending WNW-ESE for c. 45 mi between Maury Glacier and Fenton Glacier in SE Palmer Land. The range was first photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940; rephotographed by the U.S. Navy, 1966-69, and mapped from these photographs by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). In association with the names of continental drift scientists grouped in this area, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Professor Alfred L. Wegener.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.

https://geographic.org/geographic_names/antname.php?uni=16386&fid=antgeo_125

Copyright © 1995-2012 ITA all rights reserved.


Antarctica names alphabetically
A * B * C * D * E * F * G *H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z


Global names alphabetically



. . . Feedback




| COUNTRIES | Geographic.org | GEOLOGY | USA STATISTICS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |