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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17766

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.5

Elevation (see definition): 2035

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A range 14 mi long that includes Escalade Peak (2035 m), Tate Peak and Mount Marvel, located at the S margin of Skelton Neve between Boomerang Range and Worcester Range. Named after James A. Van Allen, American scientist and one of the original organizers of the International Geophysical Year of 1957-58. He conducted ionospheric research in the Arctic and Antarctic regions and is the discoverer of the Van Allen radiation belts.

Date Created (see definition): 05/22/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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