Name details

Highway Ridge

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113542

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Ridge extending fron Shark Fin Glacier to Foster Crater. Ridge provides excellent access, via Highway Spur, from the Lower Foster Glacier to Sharks Fin Glacier. The name was suggested because of the excellent access that the ridge provides from the lower part of Foster Glacier to Shark Fin Glacier.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 23' 00.0" S
- 78.38333°
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Longitude:
162° 58' 00.0" E
162.96667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
1-Jan-1980

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