Name details

Navarro Ridge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136788

Feature type: None recorded.

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 rugged ridge, 3.5 miles long, that extends from Coombs Hills southeastward to the west side of Cambridge Glacier. The central peak of the ridge rises to 2100 meters. Named by US-ACAN (2008) after members of the Navarro family who carried on support activities for the U.S. Antarctic Program at McMurdo, South Pole, and Palmer Stations in the period 1989-2008: Kenneth Navarro, Palmer Station logistics supervisor who worked 18 summer and four winter seasons at the three stations; Kenneth"s wife Carol Gould Navarro, engaged in logistics and administration at Palmer and McMurdo five summers and four winters; his sister Suzanne McCullough Navarro, a cook at McMurdo four summers and one winter; his brother Steven Navarro, carpenter at Palmer and McMurdo three summers and one winter; Kenneth and Carol"s sons, Eliot Gould and Tyler Gould, also worked a few seasons in Antarctica.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 52' 15.0" S
- 76.87083°
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Longitude:
160° 13' 00.0" E
160.21667°
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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

new feature (R.Payne, 29.10.08)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Oct-2008

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