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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12457

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
091° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -91.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A flat-topped, snow-covered ridge extending NW for 3 mi from the W part of the Ford Massif, Thiel Mountains. The ridge forms the W wall of Compton Valley. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Dale R. Reed, ionospheric scientist at Ellsworth Station in 1958 and Byrd Station in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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