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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18746

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 14' 15" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2375

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): A transverse ridge extending SW-NE across St. Johns Range between an unnamed glacier and the Ringer Glacier in Victoria Land. The ridge is 5 mi long and rises to 1750 m at Lanyon Peak. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after ice coring specialist Karl C. Kuivinen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 1974-2003; Field Operations Manager, Ross Ice Shelf Project Management Office, UNL, 1974-78; Director, Polar Ice Coring Office, UNL, 1979-89 and 1994-2001; 15 summer field seasons in Antarctica, 1968-2000; 24 summer field seasons in Greenland and Alaska 1974-99.

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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