Dusky Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dusky 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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An ice-free rock ridge, 23km long extending from the main ridge of Britannia Range, and maximum width 4km. Between Lieske Glacier and Hinton Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MN05
Named Dusky Mountains by the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) because of the lack of snow on its slopes. The name was amended to Dusky Ridge following remapping of the feature by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62.
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