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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6264

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
006° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -6.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A broad snow-covered ridge separating the Ekstrom and Jelbart Ice Shelves, on the coast of Queen Maud Land. First mapped by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE), 1949-52. They referred to the feature as "Isrygg" (ice ridge), but it was subsequently named Halvfarryggen (the half way ridge) by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (NorAE), 1956-60.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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