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Anare Mountains: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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