Name details

Van Allen Range

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133124

Feature type: Range (2c)

Origin

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:

Narrative

A range 14 mi long that includes Escalade Peak (2035 m), Tate Peak and Mount Marvel, located at the S margin of Skelton Neve between Boomerang Range and Worcester Range. Named after James A. Van Allen, American scientist and one of the original organizers of the International Geophysical Year of 1957-58. He conducted ionospheric research in the Arctic and Antarctic regions and is the discoverer of the Van Allen radiation belts.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 09' 00.0" S
- 78.15000°
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Longitude:
159° 30' 00.0" E
159.50000°
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Altitude:
2035 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2000

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