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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5781

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
000° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): .2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A ridge extending from Alan Peak to Nupskapa Peak at the S end of the Sverdrup Mountains. The name "Gockel-Kamm" after Wilhelm Gockel, meteorological assistant on the expedition, was given to a ridge in the area by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) (1938-39) under Alfred Ritscher. The correlation of the name with this ridge may be arbitrary but is recommended for the sake of international uniformity and historical continuity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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