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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11631

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7166667

Elevation (see definition): 915

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Ridge, rising over 915 m, composed of four rocky masses separated by small glaciers, extending 6 mi northeastward from Lainez Point along the NW side of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. First sighted and roughly charted in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot. It was surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). So named by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) because of confusion in attempting to identify this ridge from earlier maps.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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