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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14650

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2

Elevation (see definition): 420

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ENE-WSW ridge, 1 mi long and rising to c. 420 m, located 3.5 mi NW of Rothera Point, SE Adelaide Island. The naming of the ridge follows a hydrographic survey conducted from His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) marked with a staff and flag, giving the appearance of a stork on the ridge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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