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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3895

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
114° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -114.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A broad rock ridge with a rather flat summit area. It projects NW from Buckeye Table, Ohio Range, 2 mi NW of Mount Glossopteris. The name was suggested by William E. Long, geologist of the Ohio State University expedition to the Horlick Mountains in 1960-61 and 1961-62. The first tillite and the first Devonian brachiopods were discovered by the expedition on this ridge, hence the name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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