Name details

Casey Range

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2233

Feature type: Range

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A jagged, razor-backed ridge and several nunataks in line extending north-south, parallel to the David and Masson Ranges in Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered on 5 January, 1930, by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson. The Rt., Hon R G Casey (later Lord Casey) who was at the time the Australian political liaison officer in London, and closely associated with BANZARE.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 44' 28.2" S
-67.74117°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
62° 12' 56.3" E
62.21564°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
957 m
Accurate to 20m

Images


©Doug McVeigh 2004
Catalogue id
IA4366
Caption
Casey Range viewed from the fast ice
Photographer
McVeigh, Doug

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( fram25k - Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:2000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Location - highest point on range.

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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