Executive Committee Range


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Executive Committee Range

 

a section of a massif on Marie Byrd Land in Western Antarctica. The range extends from 76°20’ to 77°20’ S lat. It is composed of basalts. Individual mountain peaks rise above the ice sheet, which has a thickness of approximately 1,000 m in the region; the range reaches a maximum elevation of 4,181 m at Mount Sidley. Executive Committee Range was discovered in 1940 by an American expedition under the leadership of R. Byrd. It was named in honor of the Executive Committee of the Antarctic Service of the USA.

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