Transantarctic Mountains facts for kids
The Transantarctic Mountains in northern Victoria Land near Cape Roberts
|Elevation||4,528 m (14,856 ft)|
|Length||3,500 km (2,200 mi)|
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|Age of rock||Cenozoic|
The Antarctic Peninsula to the west is not part of this range.
The name "Transantarctic Mountains" was first used in 1960, in a paper by geologist Warren Hamilton.
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