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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17294

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 26' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A linear volcanic outcrop, 2.2 miles long, between Savage Ridge and Testa Ridge on the north slope of Mount Morning, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after George A. Weidner, Department of Meteorology (later Space Science and Engineering Center), University of Wisconsin; along with Charles Stearns, developed the use of automatic weather stations in Antarctica in the period 1982-2005.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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