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