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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18300

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 48' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small but conspicuous nunatak (c.1200 m) with an adjoining lower outcrop, lying 2.5 mi WNW of Abercrombie Crests in Darley Hills, Churchill Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Charles E. Riddiford, National Geographic Magazine cartographer/typographer, c. 1923-58; his drawings illustrate the NGM monograph The Round Earth on Flat Paper, 1947. One of several features in Darley Hills that are named for NGS staff.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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