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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11729

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Rocky ridge of sandstones and shales forming the W side of Mars Glacier in the SE corner of Alexander Island. The coast in this vicinity was first seen from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935, and roughly mapped from photos obtained on that flight by W.L.G. Joerg. This ridge was first surveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for its association with Mars Glacier, Phobos being the inner of the two satellites of Mars.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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