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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14799

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.0333333

Elevation (see definition): 380

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Ridge, 380 m, with a steep ice slope on the N side and a rock cliff on the S side. It extends eastward from Passes Peak for 0.5 mi and is located 2 mi S of the head of Hope Bay at the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. This area was first explored by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 190l-04. Summit Ridge was first charted and named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1945. The feature takes its name from nearby Summit Pass.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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