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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17435

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A ridge composed of igneous rocks within the Fossil Bluff groups of sedimentary rocks located ESE of Mount Alfred. Originally named Saddleback Ridge informally by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist Alastair Linn because of its pronounced saddleback when viewed from the S. Named for Ethelbert (836-866, son of Ethelwulf, Saxon King of West Saxons and Kentishmen, and effectively King of all England from 860-866. Continues the naming of features in the area after Saxon Kings of England.

Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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