Name details

Gallagher Ridge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125497

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 that trends NE from Mount Newall, Asgard Range, and descends to lower Wright Valley to the E of Decker Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (1997) after Charles Gallagher, Command Master Chief, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, who served four austral summers at McMurdo Station, 1991-92 through 1994-95. Upon Navy retirement, Gallagher joined Antarctic Support Associates (ASA) as Housing Coordinator at McMurdo Station, 1995-96 and 1996-97. He became ill during the winter-over period and died at McMurdo Station, May 1, 1997.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 28' 00.0" S
- 77.46667°
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Longitude:
162° 49' 00.0" E
162.81667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1997

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