This page presents the geographical name data for Randall 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): Randall Ridge
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12345
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 44' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 38' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.7333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976
Description (see definition): An arc-shaped rock ridge at the N side of the Guthridge Nunataks, in the Gutenko Mountains of central Palmer Land. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Robert H. Randall (1890-1966), Assistant on Cartography with the U.S. Bureau of the Budget in the Executive Office of the President, with responsibility for coordinating the mapping activities of the Government, 1941-60. In 1954 he set up the Technical Advisory Committee on Antarctic Mapping that established a mapping program for Antarctica based on the best technical methods.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data