Glacier Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Glacier Ridge (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ridge (2d)
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:
A broad N-S ridge, 4.5 mi long and 0.8 mi wide, on the S slopes of Mount Erebus, Ross Island. Completely ice covered, the ridge descends from c. 2200 m to 600 m, terminating 2.1 mi NW of Tyree Head. In association with the names of expedition ships grouped on this island, named after USCGC Glacier, an icebreaker which for three decades, 1955-56 to 1986-87, supported scientific activity in Antarctica and Ross Sea on virtually an annual basis. From 1955-56, Glacier operated as a US Navy ship. Along with other Navy icebreakers, Glacier was transferred to the US Coast Guard fleet, June 1966, from which "she" operated until decommissioned, June 1987.
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