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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1960

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A range of mountains bounded by the Hatherton and Darwin Glaciers on the north and the Byrd Glacier on the south, westward of the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) under Scott. Named after His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Britannia, a vessel utilized as a naval college in England, which had been attended by several officers of Scott's expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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