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