Map of the Ames Range
|Elevation||2,978 m (9,770 ft)|
|State/Province||Marie Byrd Land|
The Ames Range is an Antarctic range of snow-covered, flat-topped, steep-sided mountains, extending in a N-S direction for 32 km (20 mi) and forming a right angle with the eastern end of the Flood Range in Marie Byrd Land.
They were discovered by the United States Antarctic Service Expedition (1939–41) and named by Richard E. Byrd for his father-in-law, Joseph Ames.
There are several glaciers draining from the Ames Range:
Other features include:
- Brown Valley
- Gardiner Ridge, connecting Mt. Kosciusko to Mt. Kauffman
- Lind Ridge
- Forrest Pass, which separates the Ames Range from the Flood Range
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