West Antarctic Ice Cap

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointMount Seelig (3022 m/9915 ft)
Area1,277,697 sq km / 493,319 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,845 km / 1,146 mi North-South
2,784 km / 1,730 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long78° 57' S; 93° 36' W
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Map of West 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 Minor Aus-NZ Outlying Islands Minor Aus-NZ Outlying Islands Thiel Mountains Queen Maud Land Coast Wilkes Land Coast Wilkes Land Coast East Antarctic Ice Cap
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 West Antarctic Ice Cap.
West Antarctica RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Antarctic PeninsulaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         West Antarctic Ice CapLevel 3
                 Ronne-Filchner Ice ShelvesLevel 4 (Child)
                 Eastern Ellsworth LandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Jones MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Ellsworth Land CoastLevel 4 (Child)
                 West Antarctica Ice CapLevel 4 (Child)
                 Whitmore MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
         Ellsworth MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Coastal West AntarcticaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the West Antarctic Ice Cap

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Seelig30229915Whitmore Mountains
2.Mount Radlinski27509022Whitmore Mountains
3.Mount Chapman27158907Whitmore Mountains
4.Mount Woollard26758776West Antarctica Ice Cap
5.Lars Christensentoppen16405381Ellsworth Land Coast
6.Anderson Dome16025256Jones Mountains
7.Wright Peak15104954Jones Mountains
8.Fowler Ice Rise13004265Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelves
9.Ellsworth Land Ice Cap12244016Eastern Ellsworth Land
10.Mount Rex11053625Eastern Ellsworth Land
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.Mount Seelig30229915Whitmore Mountains
2.Mount Woollard26758776West Antarctica Ice Cap
3.Lars Christensentoppen16405381Ellsworth Land Coast
4.Anderson Dome16025256Jones Mountains
5.Fowler Ice Rise13004265Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelves
6.Ellsworth Land Ice Cap12244016Eastern Ellsworth Land

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