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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6788

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A ridge running E-W on the N side of Ganymede Heights, NE of Jupiter Glacier, E Alexander Island. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in 1947 and mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geological work, 1983-84, after Himalia, a satellite of Jupiter, in association with the glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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