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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9570

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): High, mostly snow-covered ridge, 6 mi long, on the S side of Tapsell Foreland, Victoria Land. The ridge forms the E wall of McElroy Glacier and terminates to the S at Barnett Glacier. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Jerry L. Matthews, geologist who worked in the Horlick Mountains, 1965-66, and the McMurdo Station area, 1966-67.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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