Name details

Flint Ridge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125208

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 N-S trending ridge with a summit elevation of 995 m, located immediately N of Commonwealth Glacier in Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN for Lawrence A. Flint, manager of the USARP Berg Field Center at McMurdo Station in 1972. A standard USGS survey tablet stamped "Flint ET 1971-72" was fixed in a rock slab atop this ridge by the USGS Electronic Traverse, 1971-72.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 31' 00.0" S
- 77.51667°
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Longitude:
163° 02' 00.0" E
163.03333°
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Altitude:
995 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1973

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