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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5047

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.0333333

Elevation (see definition): 995

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A N-S trending ridge with a summit elevation of 995 m, located immediately N of Commonwealth Glacier in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lawrence A. Flint, manager of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Berg Field Center at McMurdo Station in 1972. A standard U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) survey tablet stamped "Flint ET 1971-72" was fixed in a rock slab atop this ridge by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Electronic Traverse, 1971-72.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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