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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5640

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
005° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A broad, snow-covered ridge, about 70 mi long in a N-S direction, on the W side of Schytt Glacier in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949-52) and named for John S. Giaever, leader of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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