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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14631

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Snow-covered ridge rising W of Primero de Mayo Bay, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name arose following survey by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in January 1954 because of the large number of rocks and stones at the base of the steep E face which have been thrown off the ridge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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