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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5518

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.55

Elevation (see definition): 715

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A serrated rock ridge, over 715 m, situated southeast of Mount Rennie on Anvers Island, Palmer Archipelago. It separates Hooper Glacier from William Glacier where the two enter Borgen Bay. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1944 and 1945. The name originated because the snow col at the northern end of the ridge provides the only sledging route between Hooper Glacier and William Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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