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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17872

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A ridge 2 mi long located 2 mi WSW of The Tooth in the Kyle Hills, Ross Island. The ridge rises to 2200 m at Sherve Peak. The name alludes to the position of the ridge along the S margin of Lofty Promenade. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 2000.

Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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