Name details

Forbes Ridge

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139365

Feature type: Ridge

Origin

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:

Narrative

A ridge 16km long, extending northward from Mount McClintock along the eastern side of Hinton Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MN05

Named For

Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by US-ACAN after R B Forbes of the University of Alaska who made geological studies in the McMurdo Sound area with USN Operation Deepfreeze in 1955-56 and 1962-63.

Location

Latitude:
80° 06' 49.6" S
-80.11378°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
157° 27' 43.6" E
157.46212°
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Altitude:
2022 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-May-1965

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