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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5345

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent ridge, 5 mi long, between Hooker Glacier and Salient Glacier on the E side of Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) from a proposal by R.H. Findlay, whose New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) geological party worked in the area of the ridge in 1979-80. So named because a party member suffered frostbite injury here and had to be replaced.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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