Name details

Elephant Ridge

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108661

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

Sharp curved ridge, orientated roughly W-E, extending approx. 1km, highest point rises centrally to approx. 698.9m, snow and ice free in the N slopes, 1.2km SSE of Khufu Peak and 1.7km SW of Giza Peak, Fossil Bluff, Alexander Island. Named descriptively as the summit resembles an elephant's head with the ridge forming the trunk. (APC, 1998).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 20' 44.0" S
- 71.34556°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 19' 17.0" W
- 68.32139°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Apr-1998

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