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Elephant Ridge: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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