Name details

Schatz Ridge

Schatz Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Schatz Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 136325

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.

Narrative

A ridge 1 mi long located 1 mi NW of Knutzen Peak, Taylor Ledge, in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. An outlier, the ridge has the appearance of a nunatak with two peaks, the higher eastern one rising 200 m above the ice surface. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after Gerald S. Schatz, research analyst and editor of the National Academy of Sciences News Report, who authored a number of papers on Antarctic environment, conservation and legal issues in the 1970s and 1980s; on temporary appointment to ITT Antarctic Services Inc., provided environmental policy advice to the USAP.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 29' 00.0" S
- 78.48333°
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Longitude:
86° 03' 00.0" W
- 86.05000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2006

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