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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2675

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.35

Elevation (see definition): 340

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A ridge trending E-W and rising to 340 m on the NE side of Johnsons Dock, Hurd Peninsula, on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. The name "Monte Charrua" appears for this feature on a 1954 Argentine navy chart. Named after the Charrua, one of the ships of the Argentine Antarctic Expedition, 1947-48. The term ridge is considered appropriate for this feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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