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Aeolus Ridge: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Aeolus Ridge in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Aeolus Ridge

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 108

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5666667

Elevation (see definition): 1300

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A ridge trending NE-SW and rising to c. 1,300 m at the southern end of Planet Heights in eastern Alexander Island. Named in 1987 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Aeolus, the Greek god of wind, in reference to prevailing weather encountered here by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) parties.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Aeolus Ridge in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Aeolus Ridge should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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