East Antarctic Ice Cap

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointDome Argus (4093 m/13,428 ft)
Area5,600,672 sq km / 2,162,422 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,635 km / 1,637 mi North-South
8,245 km / 5,123 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long78° 5' S; 0° 4' E
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Map of East Antarctic Ice Cap
Click on neighboring ranges to navigate to them.
Chilean Coastal Islands Eastern Patagonia Cape Ranges Southern Polynesia Antarctic Peninsula Victoria Land Queen Alexandra Range Horlick Mountains Pensacola Mountains Tierra del Fuego South Atlantic Islands South Indian Ocean Islands Ellsworth Mountains Coastal West Antarctica Prince Albert-McMurdo Southeastern Pacific Southwest Atlantic Islands Queen Maud Mountains Queen Maud Mountains Patagonian Andes West Antarctic Ice Cap West Antarctic Ice Cap Minor Aus-NZ Outlying Islands Minor Aus-NZ Outlying Islands Thiel Mountains Queen Maud Land Coast Wilkes Land Coast Wilkes Land Coast
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 East Antarctic Ice Cap.
East Antarctica RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Queen Maud Land CoastLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Wilkes Land CoastLevel 3 (Sibling)
         East Antarctic Ice CapLevel 3
                 Valkyrie DomeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Thernon MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Shackleton RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Prince Charles MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Dome ArgusLevel 4 (Child)
                 Dome CharlieLevel 4 (Child)
                 Polar PlateauLevel 4 (Child)

Major Peaks of the East Antarctic Ice Cap

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Dome Argus409313,428Dome Argus
2.Valkyrie Dome381012,500Valkyrie Dome
3.Mount Menzies335511,007Prince Charles Mountains
4.Dome Charlie323310,607Dome Charlie
5.Titan Dome310610,190Polar Plateau
6.Mount Kirkby24387999Prince Charles Mountains
7.Nevlingen Peak21006890Valkyrie Dome
8.Mount Brown19826503Dome Argus
9.Holmes Summit18756152Shackleton Range
10.Stephenson Bastion18506070Shackleton 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 NamemftRange4
1.Dome Argus409313,428Dome Argus
2.Nilsen Plateau393812,920Polar Plateau
3.Valkyrie Dome381012,500Valkyrie Dome
4.Mount Menzies335511,007Prince Charles Mountains
5.Dome Charlie323310,607Dome Charlie
6.Holmes Summit18756152Shackleton Range
7.Mount Faraway11753855Thernon Mountains

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