Name details

Dessent Ridge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124300

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.

Narrative

A mountainous, ice-covered ridge situated 5 mi E of Mount Murchison in the Mountaineer Range of Victoria Land. The ridge trends N-S for 10 miles. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by US-ACAN for Joseph E. Dessent, meteorologist at Hallett Station, 1961.

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Location

Latitude:
73° 25' 00.0" S
- 73.41667°
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Longitude:
166° 37' 00.0" E
166.61667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1969

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