Name details

Schoonmaker Ridge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131300

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 jagged ridge, 4.5 mi long, that runs E from the S part of Reeves Plateau, Cook Mountains. Named by US-ACAN after remote sensing scientist James W. (Bill) Schoonmaker, Jr., topographic engineer, USGS. He spent three austral summers in Antarctica, 1972-76, with geodetic work at South Pole, Byrd Station, Antarctic Peninsula, Ellsworth Mountains and Ross Ice Shelf, where he determined the precise location of geophysical sites established during the Ross Ice Shelf Project, 1973-74 field season.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 39' 00.0" S
- 79.65000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
158° 50' 00.0" E
158.83333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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-2000

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