Name details

Kirkwood Range

Kirkwood Range (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kirkwood Range  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113705

Feature type: Range (2c)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A massive coastal range extending north-south between the Fry and Mawson Glaciers. Named peaks on the range are Shoulder Mountain, Mt Creak, Mt Endeavour, Mt Chetwynd and Mt Gauss. A broad low-level platform on the seaward side of the range is occupied by the Oates Piedmont Glacier. Named by the Northern Survey Party of the NZTAE, 1956-58, after Captain H H Kirkwood, captain of the supply ship "Endeavour" during its first two season in the Ross Dependency area.

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Location

Latitude:
76° 27' 00.0" S
- 76.45000°
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Longitude:
162° 00' 00.0" E
162.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

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Remote sensing:
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