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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United States Gazetteer Id 124901

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 composed of igneous rocks within the Fossil Bluff groups of sedimentary rocks located ESE of Mount Alfred. Originally named Saddleback Ridge informally by BAS geologist Alastair Linn because of its pronounced saddleback when viewed from the S. Named for Ethelbert (836-866, son of Ethelwulf, Saxon King of West Saxons and Kentishmen, and effectively King of all England from 860-866. Continues the naming of features in the area after Saxon Kings of England.

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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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-1997

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