Name details

Stork Ridge

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111422

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 ENE-WSW and rising to 420m on the NW side of the airstrip at Rothera, Wright Peninsula, Adelaide Island, was surveyed by FIDS from Adelaide, 1961-62. The highest point at the E end was marked with a staff and flag, giving the appearance of a stork on the ridge, and was used as a survey station by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Endurance in 1976. Stork Ridge (BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1980, p.5; BA chart 3580, 10.xii.1982).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 31' 23.0" S
- 67.52306°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 12' 12.0" W
- 68.20333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
8-Dec-1977

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