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South Masson Range

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South Masson Range (67°53′S 62°47′E) is the Masson Range is divided into three parts of which this segment is the southern, rising to 1,070 m and extending 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) in a NE-SW arc. The Masson Range was discovered and named by British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929–31, under Mawson. This southern range was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, and named Sorkammen (the south comb or crest). The approved name, suggested by Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) in 1960, more clearly identifies the feature as a part of Masson Range.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "South Masson Range" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

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South Masson Range Wikipedia


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