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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18218

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.95

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): A nearly ice-free ridge, 2 mi long and rising to over 1800 m. It extends N from the central part of Finger Ridges, Cook Mountains, toward Yamagata Ridge. Named after Doyal A. Harper of the University of Chicago, Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI, director of the Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica at South Pole Station for several years from 1991.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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