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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9558

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 1830

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent ridge at an elevation of c. 1,830 m, extending 1.5 mi in a WNW direction from Mount Ulmer, Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1982 after Charles Matsch, Professor of Geology, University of Minnesota, Duluth, who as a member of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Ellsworth Mountains Expedition, 1979-80, worked at this ridge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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