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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18894

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.25

Elevation (see definition): 3000

Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006

Description (see definition): A high, rugged mountain ridge, 9 mi long, running NE from Schoening Peak, Vinson Massif, in the Sentinel Range. Jagged 2000 to 3000 m peaks surmount the ridge, which separates Hinkley Glacier from the upper part of Dater Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after William J. Zinsmeister, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) researcher of the paleontology (molluscan fauna) of Seymour Island, 1975-95.

Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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