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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15651

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A mostly ice-covered ridge in the SW part of Ross Island, extending from Turks Head for a few miles up the slopes of Mount Erebus. Mapped by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1910-13) under Scott and so named because of its association with Turks Head.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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