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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18220

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A narrow linear nunatak, 3 mi long and rising to 1690 m, located 5 mi W of Seay Peak in the N-central part of Finger Ridges, Cook Mountains. Named after Noboru Yamagata, Institute of Public Health, Japan, geochemist with Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE) in four field seasons in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, 1963-64 to 1968-69.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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