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