Name details

Ethelbert Ridge

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108720

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

Ridge, ESE of Mount Alfred, Alexander Island. Notable for its igneous rocks within the Fossil Bluff group of sedimentary rocks. Originally named Saddleback Ridge informally by BAS geologist Alastair Linn (b, 1945). Here named after Ethelbert, 836-866, son of Ethelwulf, King of West Saxons and Kentishmen and effectively King of all England, 860-866, in association with names of other Saxon Kings of England in this area. (APC, 1997).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 19' 00.0" S
- 70.31667°
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Longitude:
68° 55' 00.0" W
- 68.91667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
29-Apr-1997

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