|Highest peak||Mount Carse ( 2330 m )|
|Coordinates||54 ° 40 ′ S , 36 ° 8 ′ W|
The Salvesen Range is a rocky mountain range at the southeast end of South Georgia . It extends over a length of 29 km starting from the Ross Pass in a south-easterly direction. The highest mountain is 2,330 m of Mount Carse .
Already recorded in early maps of South Georgia, the first survey of the mountain range was only carried out between 1951 and 1952 by the South Georgia Survey . It is named after Harold Salvesen (1897-1970), director of the whaling company Salvesen & Co. founded by Christian Salvesen in Leith , Scotland , who supported the work of the survey from 1951 to 1952 and from 1953 to 1954.
- Salvesen Range in the Geographic Names Information System of the United States Geological Survey (English)
- Salvesen Range on geographic.org (English)