Holyoake Range

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Holyoake Range (82°13′S 160°0′E / 82.217°S 160.000°E / -82.217; 160.000Coordinates: 82°13′S 160°0′E / 82.217°S 160.000°E / -82.217; 160.000) is a mountain range in the southern section of the Churchill Mountains, extending in a northwest–southeast direction for about 25 nautical miles (46 km) between Prince Philip Glacier and Errant Glacier.

It and the Churchill Mountains are part of the Transantarctic Mountains System.

The Holyoake Range was named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee for the Rt. Hon. Keith Holyoake who, first as Minister of Agriculture, then as Prime Minister, and later as Leader of the Opposition, gave strong support to New Zealand participation in the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1956–58.[1]

Features[edit]

Geographical features include:

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Holyoake Range" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).