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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17055

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A ridge that separates upper Miers Glacier and Adams Glacier and extends eastward to Holiday Peak in Denton Hills, Scott Coast. Aorta Ridge was approved by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) in 1994. The name derives from association with “The Heart,” an informal name used in the 1960s for Holiday Peak (q.v.).

Date Created (see definition): 06/22/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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