Name details

Owen Ridge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129764

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 very high and rugged mountain ridge, 22 mi long, which forms the southwesternmost element of the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. It extends SSE from Mount Strybing (3,200 m) and includes Mount Southwick and Lishness Peak. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1957-60. Named by US-ACAN (1974) for Thomas B. Owen, Assistant Director of National and International Programs, National Science Foundation.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 50' 00.0" S
- 79.83333°
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Longitude:
84° 50' 00.0" W
- 84.83333°
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Altitude:
3200 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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-1975

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