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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5116

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A ridge about 7 mi long in the Britannia Range, extending N from Mount McClintock along the E side of Hinton Glacier. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Robert B. Forbes of the University of Alaska, who made geological studies in the McMurdo Sound area with U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1955-56, and during the summer season, 1962-63.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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