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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17281

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 32' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A volcanic ridge, 2.7 miles long, extending north-south between Weidner Ridge and Riviera Ridge on the north slope of Mount Morning, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after J. Ward Testa, biologist, University of Minnesota (later of University of Alaska); conducted seal studies during ten field seasons in McMurdo Sound and other coastal regions, 1980-94.

Date Created (see definition): 09/21/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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