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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1474

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A ridge of exposed dark rock trending WSW-ENE, located 1.5 mi N of Penguin Point in central Seymour Island. The descriptive name "Filo Negro" (black ridge) was applied to this feature in Argentine geological reports on the island in 1978. The approved name, jointly recommended by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) and UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1991, avoids duplication with Black Ridge (q.v.), Deep Freeze Range.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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