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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6347

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Prominent ice-free ridge situated 3 mi NW of Spike Cape, near the center of Wilson Piedmont Glacier in Victoria Land. The feature was "Black Ridge" on maps of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) under Scott, 1910-13, but that name is already in use in Victoria Land. In order to avoid identical names it was renamed in 1964 by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Kirby J. Hanson, meteorologist at the South Pole Station, 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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