LeMay Range (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
LeMay Range (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Range (2c)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Mountain range 40 mi long with peaks rising to 2,000 m, extending in a NW-SE direction from Snick Pass to Uranus Glacier in central Alexander Island. First seen from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935, and the N and E portions mapped from photos obtained on that flight by W.L.G. Joerg. Resighted from the air by the RARE, 1947-48, and named by Ronne for Gen. Curtis LeMay, Deputy Chief of Air Staff for Research and Development of the then USAAF, which furnished equipment for the expedition. Remapped in detail from RARE photos by Searle of the FIDS in 1960.
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