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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18830

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006

Description (see definition): A five-mile ridge that extends westward from Taylor Ledge to the head of Nimitz Glacier in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The ridge adjoins the N flank of lower Branscomb Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Joseph Boyce, a retired NASA manager who was instrumental in facilitating the U.S. meteorite program in partnership with NSF and the Smithsonian Institution; a member of the ANSMET team in the 2004-05 field season.

Date Created (see definition): 08/06/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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