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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5067

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4666667

Elevation (see definition): 300

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A narrow rock ridge rising to c. 300 m on the N side of Flask Glacier near the terminus, on Oscar II Coast, Graham Land. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1987. One of several names in the area from Melville's Moby Dick which reflect a whaling theme.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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