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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17523

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The western of two broad, mainly ice-free ridges that descend northward from Mount Morning, Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Mount Hubbard and Lake Morning are located at the north end of the ridge. The name was suggested by New Zealand geologist Anne C. Wright, who visited the ridge in balmy weather, 1985-86, in contrast to terrible wind conditions experienced earlier in the season on nearby Hurricane Ridge (q.v.).

Date Created (see definition): 05/19/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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