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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13829

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 17' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A ridge leading to the top of Sheehan Mesa, on the NE side. Large silicified tree stumps in place of growth were found halfway up this ridge, hence named Silva by the Northern Party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962-63.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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