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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9139

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 78.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A fairly prominent ridge on the northern side of the eastern extremity of Langnes Fjord in the Vestfold Hills. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lar Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. It was seen in 1957 by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party and named for Bernhard Luncke, Norwegian cartographer who plotted the Vestfold Hills area for the Hansen Atlas.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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