Argentina Range

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

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

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Place ID: 489
Name ID: 107560

Feature type: Range

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to 925m at Mount Spann (q.v.), E of Support Force Glacier, Pensacola Mountains, following survey on US Pensacola Mountains Project, 1965-66 (Huffman and Schmidt, 1966) and air photography by USN in 1967, was named after the Republic of Argentina which has maintained a "General Belgrano Station" on Filchner Ice Shelf (q.v.) since 1955 (USGS sheet SU 21-25/11, 1968; APC, 1974, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
82° 20' 00.0" S
- 82.33333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
42° 00' 00.0" W
- 42.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

Related information

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