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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Feature type: Ridge (2d)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
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.
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