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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11354

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): Ridge extending from The White Company in the W to Cape Valentine in the E end of Elephant Island, South Shetland Islands. Mapped by U.K. Joint Services Expedition, 1970-71, and named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Captain Luis Pardo, commander of the Chilean tug Yelcho which rescued members of Shackleton's Endurance expedition from Elephant Island in August 1916.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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