This page presents the geographical name data for Jones 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): Jones Ridge
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7645
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 36' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 25' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 99.4166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): Small rock ridge, marked by a sharp peak at its seaward end, protruding above the lower reaches of Denman Glacier near the point where the glacier meets the coast. Discovered by the Western Base Party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) under Mawson, 1911-14, who applied the name Cape Jones, believing the feature marked the W end of the prominent rock cliffs at the E side of Denman Glacier. Dr. S.E. Jones served as medical officer at the Western Base and as leader of the party which extended exploration W to Gaussberg. The name Jones Ridge was reassigned on the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) map of 1955, compiled from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in February 1947, because a substantial portion of the Denman Glacier flowage separates this feature from the rock cliffs to the east.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data