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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15138

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A mostly ice-free ridge, or spur, descending NW from the summit area at the S end of Mount Schopf in the Ohio Range, Horlick Mountains. Resistant sandstone strata predominate in the lower half of the slope of the ridge, forming a series of partly ice-covered terraces separated by scarps. The descriptive name was suggested by geologists of the Ohio State University expedition who worked in these mountains in the 1960-61 and 1961-62 seasons.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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