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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12239

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 16' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): The undulating, north-south snow crest of Hallett Peninsula. For the most part this crest is very close to the great 1,500 meter Cotter Cliffs that fall abruptly to the Ross Sea. So named by New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, because impressions obtained in traversing along it recall those in walking the quarterdeck of a ship.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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