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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18294

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A prominent E-W ridge that is ice covered, 6 mi N of Rubin Peak in Carnegie Range, Churchill Mountains. The ridge comprises several aligned summits that descend the E slope of the range for 7 mi, ending at Algie Glacier. The W portion, near Mansergh Wall, rises to over 1400 m; elevations decline to 400 m near Algie Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Barbara McClintock (1902-92), Department of Genetics, Carnegie Institution, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 1942-67, although she continued full-time research, supported by Carnegie, until her death; Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1983.

Date Created (see definition): 01/29/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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