Sanson Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sanson Ridge (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ridge
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
A distinctive ridge starting at the head of Kennar Valley, spot height 2259m, descending generally north-easterly for approximately 7km to contour height 1800m, then generally easterly for approximately 4km to the summit of Finger Mountain, then generally south-easterly for approximately 4km to spot height 1146m. The ridge follows Turnabout Valley and Turnabout Glacier to the south and overlooks Taylor Glacier to the north. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF07; USGS Reconnaissance ST57-60/5 – Taylor Glacier.
Lou Sanson was associated with Antarctica since 1981 - first as a Field Assistant for 5 months during the 1981/1982 season and since July 2002-July 2013 as Chief Executive of Antarctica New Zealand. During this time he has made a significant contribution to New Zealand science leadership in Antarctica, New Zealand’s geo-political interests in Antarctica and international collaboration and leadership.
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