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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2214

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 48' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 155.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A large, mainly ice-free ridge near the polar plateau in the W part of the Cook Mountains. The ridge is in the form of an arc, extending NW from Mount Ayres. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander H.K. Butcher, USN, air operations officer on the Staff of the U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1963 and 1964.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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