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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18217

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 27' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): A narrow but prominent rock ridge, 5 mi long, which extends N from the NE cliffs of Longhurst Plateau, Cook Mountains. The ridge is 2.5 mi W of Fault Bluff and rises 350 m above the ice surface N of the plateau. Named after Robert L. deZafra, Professor of Physics, State University of New York, Stony Brook, whose research at the South Pole and McMurdo Sound provided breakthrough contributions to understanding the formation of the Antarctic ozone hole.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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