Transantarctic Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Kirkpatrick (4528 m/14,856 ft)
Area584,024 sq km / 225,492 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,005 km / 1,246 mi North-South
8,175 km / 5,080 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long84° 30' S; 112° 23' W
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Map of Transantarctic Mountains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.

Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Transantarctic Mountains.
AntarcticaLevel 1 (Parent)
         West Antarctica RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Transantarctic MountainsLevel 2
                 Victoria LandLevel 3 (Child)
                 Prince Albert-McMurdoLevel 3 (Child)
                 Queen Alexandra RangeLevel 3 (Child)
                 Queen Maud MountainsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Horlick MountainsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Thiel MountainsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Pensacola MountainsLevel 3 (Child)
         East Antarctica RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Transantarctic Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Mount Kirkpatrick452814,856Queen Alexandra Range
2.Mount Elizabeth448014,698Queen Alexandra Range
3.Mount Markham435114,275Queen Alexandra Range
4.Mount Bell430314,117Queen Alexandra Range
5.Mount Mackellar429714,098Queen Alexandra Range
6.Mount Kaplan423013,878Queen Maud Mountains
7.Fleming Summit420013,780Queen Alexandra Range
8.Mount Minto416613,668Victoria Land
9.Mount Miller416013,648Queen Alexandra Range
10.Mount Dickerson412013,517Queen Alexandra Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Mount Kirkpatrick452814,856Queen Alexandra Range
2.Mount Kaplan423013,878Queen Maud Mountains
3.Mount Minto416613,668Victoria Land
4.Mount Lister402513,205Prince Albert-McMurdo
5.Faure Peak394012,927Horlick Mountains
6.Anderson Summit28109219Thiel Mountains
7.England Peak21507054Pensacola Mountains

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