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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United States Gazetteer Id 121608

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A ridge trending NE-SW and rising to c. 1,300 m at the southern end of Planet Heights in eastern Alexander Island. Named in 1987 by the UK-APC after Aeolus, the Greek god of wind, in reference to prevailing weather encountered here by BAS parties.

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:
1300 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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