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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5492

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): High rock ridge forming the S end of Cobham Range in the Churchill Mountains. So named by the Holyoake, Cobham, and Queen Elizabeth Ranges party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1964-65) because of the curiously wind-carved rock buttresses on top of the ridge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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