This page presents the geographical name data for Morelli 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): Morelli Ridge
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17403
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 36' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 16' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.2666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): A ridge, 2.7 mi long, that extends N from Hoehn Peak into the upper part of Bartley Glacier, in Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Frank A. Morelli, Bioscience and Planetology Section, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, who studied the surface distribution of microorganisms in soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, 1970-71 field season; member of the environmental monitoring team for the Dry Valley Drilling Project, 1973-74.
Date Created (see definition): 09/23/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data