Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Orvin Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Orvin Mountains (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
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:
Major group of mountains extending for about 65 mi between the Wohlthat and Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains in Queen Maud Land. First photographed from the air and roughly plotted by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the NorAE (1956-60) and named for Anders K. Orvin, Director of the Norsk Polarinstitutt (1945-48) and Under-Director after 1948.
No images of this place could be found.