Vestal Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vestal 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 steep rock ridge in SE Beacon Valley, rising to 2,240 m and forming the divide between Mullins Valley and Farnell Valley, in the Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1993 after J. Robie Vestal (1942-92), microbiologist at the University of Cincinnati, 1983-92; chairman of the advisory committee to the Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 1990-91. His research in Antarctica focused on adaptations of microbial ecosystems to the extreme environments.
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