This page presents the geographical name data for Anare 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): Anare Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 385
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 55' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.9166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): A large group of mainly snow-covered peaks and ridges along the N coast of Victoria Land. The group is bounded on the N and E by the Pacific Ocean, on the W by Lillie Glacier, and on the S by Ebbe Glacier and Dennistoun Glacier. Mountains in this area were first sighted by Captain James Clark Ross in 1841. They were photographed during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47, and were surveyed by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) helicopter teams, 1962-63. Named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963-64, for the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE)), 1962, under Phillip Law, which performed survey work along the coast.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data