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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18881

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A ridge 1 mi long located 1 mi NW of Knutzen Peak, Taylor Ledge, in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. An outlier, the ridge has the appearance of a nunatak with two peaks, the higher eastern one rising 200 m above the ice surface. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Gerald S. Schatz, research analyst and editor of the National Academy of Sciences News Report, who authored a number of papers on Antarctic environment, conservation and legal issues in the 1970s and 1980s; on temporary appointment to ITT Antarctic Services Inc., provided environmental policy advice to the U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP).

Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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