Kuivinen Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kuivinen 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 transverse ridge across Saint Johns Range between Lobeck Glacier to the northwest and the Ringer Glacier to the southeast, Victoria Land. From Lanyon Peak at c.1600m in the southwest the ridge extends 8.2km northwest towards Miller Glacier and The Ringer. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MD08
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after ice coring specialist Karl C. Kuivinen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 1974-2003. Field Operations Manager, Ross Ice Shelf Project Management Office, UNL, 1974-78. Director, Polar Ice Coring Office, UNL, 1979-89 and 1994-2001. 15 summer field seasons in Antarctica, 1968-2000. 24 summer field seasons in Greenland and Alaska 1974-99.
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