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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18580

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
097° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -97.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A rounded ice-covered ridge 4 mi W of Shelton Head on the S side of Thurston Island. Belknap Nunatak is the largest outcrop on the ridge. The descriptive name was given by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN); small dispersed nunataks rise above the ice surface giving the feature a prickly appearance.

Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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