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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17375

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): A ridge that trends NE from Mount Newall, Asgard Range, and descends to lower Wright Valley to the E of Decker Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Charles Gallagher, Command Master Chief, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, who served four austral summers at McMurdo Station, 1991-92 through 1994-95. Upon Navy retirement, Gallagher joined Antarctic Support Associates (ASA) as Housing Coordinator at McMurdo Station, 1995-96 and 1996-97. He became ill during the winter-over period and died at McMurdo Station, May 1, 1997.

Date Created (see definition): 09/23/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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