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