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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4446

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A hook-shaped ridge, 8 mi long, extending westward from Wiens Peak in southern Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander James Elliott, captain of the icebreaker USS Staten Island which assisted the cargo ship Wyandot through the Weddell Sea pack ice to establish Ellsworth Station on the Filchner Ice Shelf in January 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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