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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18007

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 51' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A jagged ridge, 3 mi long, that runs E from the S part of Bowling Green Plateau in Brown Hills, Cook Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Karl W. Gatson of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), topographic engineer on joint 1975-76 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)-British Antarctic Survey (BAS) project to establish control points for Landsat mosaics of Palmer Land; also to establish geodetically tied independent survey nets in the Ellsworth Mountains and Antarctic Peninsula into a worldwide reference system using Doppler satellite control.

Date Created (see definition): 11/17/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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