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Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica.
Sentinel Range and Bastien Range, a USGS map

The Bastien Range (78°50′S 086°00′W / 78.833°S 86.000°W / -78.833; -86.000) is an Antarctic mountain range of moderate height which extends in a NW-SE direction for about 64 kilometres (40 mi), flanking the SW side of Nimitz Glacier and the Sentinel Range, in the Ellsworth Mountains.

Named by US-ACAN for Thomas W. Bastien, geologist, leader of the helicopter supported University of Minnesota Geological Party to these mountains, 1963–64. Bastien was also a member of a party to the Ellsworth Mountains in 1961–62.


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