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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9138

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
024° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 24.7

Elevation (see definition): 3020

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Range of peaks rising to 3,020 m, extending in a N-S direction for 10 mi between Jennings Glacier and Gjel Glacier in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named for Bernhard Luncke, Norwegian cartographer who plotted the maps in H.E. Hansen's Atlas of Parts of the Antarctic Coastal Lands, 1946, and a revision covering the Sor Rondane Mountains, 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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