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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18307

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 31' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A narrow ridge that extends from the E part of Hunt Mountain, Churchill Mountains, and trends N for 11 mi to the sharp NNE turn in Starshot Glacier. Several summits rise from the ridge which separates Sivjee Glacier and Mansergh Snowfield. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Antony A. Stark, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) principal investigator for the Antarctic submillimeter telescope and remote observatory at the South Pole, 1991-2002.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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