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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11993

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
143° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -143.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A rock ridge, 3 mi long and trending WNW-ESE, situated immediately NE of Mount Swan in the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land. Discovered and first mapped by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Madison J. Post, ionospheric physicist at Byrd Station in 1970.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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