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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 73

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 800

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A sharp-crested rock ridge, 4 mi long and rising to 800 m, forming a part of the W margin of Bowers Mountains just S of where Sheehan Glacier enters Rennick Glacier. Named by New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) in 1983 after Chris Adams, New Zealand geologist who worked in northern Victoria Land, 1981-82.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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