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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3262

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A small rock ridge located close NE of Polarstar Peak in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by the University of Minnesota Geological Party to these mountains, 1963-64, for James A. Craig, helicopter crew chief with the 62nd Transportation Corps Detachment, who assisted the party. The geological party found a fossil leaf of the plant Glossopteris on the ridge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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