McClintock Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
McClintock 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 prominent E-W ridge that is ice covered, 6 mi N of Rubin Peak in Carnegie Range, Churchill Mountains. The ridge comprises several aligned summits that descend the E slope of the range for 7 mi, ending at Algie Glacier. The W portion, near Mansergh Wall, rises to over 1400 m; elevations decline to 400 m near Algie Glacier. Named by US-ACAN after Barbara McClintock (1902-92), Department of Genetics, Carnegie Institution, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 1942-67, although she continued full-time research, supported by Carnegie, until her death; Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1983.
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