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Owen Ridge: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Owen 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): Owen Ridge

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11245

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 3200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A very high and rugged mountain ridge, 22 mi long, which forms the southwesternmost element of the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. It extends SSE from Mount Strybing (3,200 m) and includes Mount Southwick and Lishness Peak. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1957-60. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1974) for Thomas B. Owen, Assistant Director of National and International Programs, National Science Foundation.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Owen 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 Owen Ridge should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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