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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18067

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A jagged ridge, 4.5 mi long, that runs E from the S part of Reeves Plateau, Cook Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after remote sensing scientist James W. (Bill) Schoonmaker, Jr., topographic engineer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). He spent three austral summers in Antarctica, 1972-76, with geodetic work at South Pole, Byrd Station, Antarctic Peninsula, Ellsworth Mountains and Ross Ice Shelf, where he determined the precise location of geophysical sites established during the Ross Ice Shelf Project, 1973-74 field season.

Date Created (see definition): 11/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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