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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3095

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A rocky coastal ridge 2 mi W of Magga Peak. The ridge, which runs roughly N-S, forms the E extremity of Lauritzen Bay. This area was photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in 1947. The ridge was mapped on Feb. 20, 1959 by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (Magga Dan), led by Phillip Law. Named by ANCA for Bruce Coombes, airport engineer, Australian Department of Civil Aviation, who accompanied the expedition to investigate potential airfield sites at Wilkes Station and elsewhere.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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