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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9870

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A prominent, partly ice-free ridge that forms the SW end of Mount Schopf in Ohio Range, Horlick Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after John H. Mercer (1922-87), glacial geologist, a member of the Ohio State University expedition to the Horlick Mountains in 1960-61. He returned to work in the Horlick Mountains, 1964-65, and later worked in the Antarctic, Alaska, Greenland, Argetina, Chile, and Peru; with the Institute of Polar Studies (now Byrd Research Center), Ohio State University, 1966-87.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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