Name details

Aeolus Ridge

Aeolus Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Aeolus Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107460

Feature type: Ridge

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

running north-east to south-west and rising to c.1,300m at the south end of Planet Heights, eastern Alexander Island. The north-west side of the ridge has the best exposed sedimentary section in the area. In reference to prevailing weather, named after Aeolus the Greek god of wind. (APC, 1988).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 18' 00.0" S
- 71.30000°
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Longitude:
68° 34' 00.0" W
- 68.56667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Feb-1988

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