Name details

Kuivinen Ridge

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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United States Gazetteer Id 136148

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 transverse ridge extending SW-NE across St. Johns Range between an unnamed glacier and the Ringer Glacier in Victoria Land. The ridge is 5 mi long and rises to 1750 m at Lanyon Peak. Named by 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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Location

Latitude:
77° 14' 15.0" S
- 77.23750°
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Longitude:
161° 45' 00.0" E
161.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2005

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