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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2184

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Three roughly parallel ridges running approximately NE-SW with their NE extremities terminating at Matusevich Glacier. This area was photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in 1947. The feature was sketched and photographed on Feb. 20, 1959 by Phillip Law, leader of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (Magga Dan) expedition. Named by ANCA after Lieutenant Commander I.M. Burnside, RAN, hydrographic surveyor on the Magga Dan during the voyage.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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