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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9525

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): Prominent rock ridge, 5 mi long, located 16 mi N of Clark Peak on the E side of Robb Glacier. Rocks were collected here by John Gunner and John Splettstoesser in December 1969. The name was suggested by Gunner because the ridge is pictured on the cover of the Feb. 7, 1970 issue of Saturday Review, in which an article about the 1969-70 Ohio State University Geological Expedition to the general area appears. The ridge on the photograph was evidently confused with Coalsack Bluff, and the individual in the foreground of the photograph is not David Elliot, as the caption states.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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