This page presents the geographical name data for Elephant 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): Elephant Ridge
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17486
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 19' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3166667
Elevation (see definition): 699
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999
Description (see definition): A sharp curved ridge, orientated generally W-E, and extending for about 0.5 mi, with the highest point at the center rising to 6999m. The N slopes are snow and ice free, and the central point is situated about 0.7 mi SSE of Khufu Peak and 0.9 mi SW of Giza Peak. Uranus Glacier forms the S boundary of the feature. Elephant Ridge is referred to as Man Pack Hill in scientific reports in the early 1960s, and is locally known descriptively as The Elephant. The summit resembles an elephant's head, with the ridge forming the trunk.
Date Created (see definition): 01/21/1999
Date Edited (see definition): No data