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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17401

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): A high rock ridge between Sanford Valley and Thomas Valley in the E part of Olympus Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Elias E. McClelland, topographic engineer, leader of the 1971-72 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field party that established a network of horizontal and vertical control over a 6,000 square kilometer area of McMurdo Dry Valleys to support compilation of eight topographic maps at 1:50,000 scale. These maps, bounded by 160° and 164°E and 77°15' and 77°45'S, were published by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1977.

Date Created (see definition): 09/23/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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