This page presents the geographical name data for Sullivan 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): Sullivan Ridge
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14785
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
177° 05' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 177.0833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A massive ridge, 15 mi long, displaying a steep, irregular E slope overlooking Ramsey Glacier and a low gradient, ice-covered W slope overlooking Muck Glacier. The ridge extends generally N from Husky Heights and terminates at the confluence of Muck and Ramsey Glaciers. Discovered and photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47) and named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Walter A. Sullivan of the New York Times staff, who has written extensively on Antarctic research and exploration.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data