from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A mountain group of Antarctica on the northern coast of Victoria Land northwest of Ross Sea. The range was discovered by Sir James Ross on his 1841 expedition.
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- noun mountains in Antarctica to the north of Victoria Land
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Instead, he sailed into a the region now named the Ross Sea and for two weeks, tracked the coast of Victoria Land, naming the peaks of the Admiralty Range, and various islands and geographic sites.
At 9 a.m. on January 7, Mount Sabine, a mighty peak of the Admiralty Range, South Victoria Land, was sighted seventy – five miles distant.
The first glimpse of Antarctic land, Sabine and the great mountains of the Admiralty Range.
The geographical results were fruitful; the Ross Sea, the Admiralty Range and the Great Ice Barrier were discovered and some eight hundred miles of Antarctic coastline were broadly delineated.
High mountains were visible to the west-ward, part of the Admiralty Range, two splendid peaks to be seen towering above the remainder, which appeared to be Mounts Sabine and Herschell.