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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19172

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 52' 15" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 13' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8708333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 10/21/2008

Description (see definition): A rugged ridge, 3.5 miles long, that extends from Coombs Hills southeastward to the west side of Cambridge Glacier. The central peak of the ridge rises to 2100 meters. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2008) after members of the Navarro family who carried on support activities for the U.S. Antarctic Program at McMurdo, South Pole, and Palmer Stations in the period 1989-2008: Kenneth Navarro, Palmer Station logistics supervisor who worked 18 summer and four winter seasons at the three stations; Kenneth’s wife Carol Gould Navarro, engaged in logistics and administration at Palmer and McMurdo five summers and four winters; his sister Suzanne McCullough Navarro, a cook at McMurdo four summers and one winter; his brother Steven Navarro, carpenter at Palmer and McMurdo three summers and one winter; Kenneth and Carol’s sons, Eliot Gould and Tyler Gould, also worked a few seasons in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): 10/28/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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