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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8009

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
177° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -177.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): A prominent rock ridge on the W side of Shackleton Glacier, between Bennett Platform and Matador Mountain, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for South African vertebrate paleontologist James W. Kitching who first found fossils here. Kitching was an exchange scientist with the Ohio State University Institute of Polar Studies 1970-71 geological party to the Queen Maud Mountains.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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