Convoy Range (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Convoy Range (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Range (2c)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A broad range, much of it with an almost flat, plateau-like summit, extending south from the Fry Saddle, forming the western boundary of Fry drainage, and ending at the Mackay Glacier. The range is steeply cliffed along almost the whole of its eastern side, but on the west for the most part slopes gently into the Cambridge Glacier, except at the northern end where steep slopes descend to ice of the Mawson drainage. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MC07
The Northern Survey Party of the New Zealand Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1956-58, worked in this area in October-December 1957. Named by them after the main convoy into McMurdo Sound in the 1956-57 season, the names of various vessels being used for features at the foot of the range.
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