Rutherford Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Rutherford Ridge (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: None recorded.
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, 9km long, extending south-west north-east across Saint Johns Range between Wheeler Valley and Lobeck 2d, Victoria Land. The ridge rises to 1550m at Mount Rowland. Topographic map: Mount Mahony (1:50,000). Named by US-ACAN (2007) after Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron of Nelson and Cambridge (1871-1937), British physicist of New Zealand birth and winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 1908. His researches in radiation and atomic structure were basic to the later 20th-century developments in nuclear physics.
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