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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12339

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.7166667

Elevation (see definition): 1200

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A narrow rock spur, 2 mi long, with talus slopes rising to c. 1,200 m, located 2 mi SW of Mount Absalom in the SW portion of the Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Andrew C. Ramsay (1814-91), Scottish geologist who first recognized the glacial origin of rock basins in 1862; Director-General, Geological Survey of Great Britain, 1871-81.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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