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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15035

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -153.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A rock ridge, 10 mi long, forming a precipitous wall along the W side of Scott Glacier between the mouths of Koerwitz and Vaughan Glaciers, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Quin Blackburn in 1934. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John H. Taylor, ionospheric physicist with the South Pole Station winter party, 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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