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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6314

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A prominent ridge about 10 mi long which serves as a divide between Croll Glacier and the upper portion of Trafalgar Glacier, in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1969 for Dr. Philip Handler, then Chairman, National Science Board and President of the National Academy of Sciences.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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