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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17275

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A sickle-shaped ridge, 5 miles long and rising to over 2600 m, in Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. The ridge extends southward from the The Handle (q.v.) between Tedrow Glacier and Emmanuel Glacier and terminates at Murcray Heights. Named descriptively by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (1994) following work in the area in the 1987-88 field season by NZGS geologist Alan Sherwood.

Date Created (see definition): 09/21/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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