Name details

Mercury Ridge

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 137888

Feature type: Ridge (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Ridge approximately 700 m in height and 7.5 km in length, trending SW – NE from Square Bay, south of Mount Diamond, east of Centre Island, Fallières Coast. Named after Mercury, the Messenger of God, which features on the emblem of the Royal Corps of Signals, as part of a regional naming theme of British Forces.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 52' 03.0" S
- 67.86750°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 45' 09.0" W
- 66.75250°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
9-Oct-2014

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