This page presents the geographical name data for Schatz 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): Schatz Ridge
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18881
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 29' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 03' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.05
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006
Description (see definition): A ridge 1 mi long located 1 mi NW of Knutzen Peak, Taylor Ledge, in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. An outlier, the ridge has the appearance of a nunatak with two peaks, the higher eastern one rising 200 m above the ice surface. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Gerald S. Schatz, research analyst and editor of the National Academy of Sciences News Report, who authored a number of papers on Antarctic environment, conservation and legal issues in the 1970s and 1980s; on temporary appointment to ITT Antarctic Services Inc., provided environmental policy advice to the U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP).
Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007
Date Edited (see definition): No data