Unwin Ledge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Unwin Ledge (The name as it would appear on a map)
If this information is incorrect, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Feature type: Terrace
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:
A flat-topped ridge or tableland, located to the west of Hothem Cliffs and south of Mount Hall in Asgard Range, Victoria Land. The upper surface of the feature at 1950m, is ice covered and rises 400m above the heads of the adjacent Newall Glacier and Canada Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME09; Topographic map: ST 57-60/6 & 7 (Pt) Ross Island (1:250,000) and McMurdo Dry Valleys Satellite Image Map: Matterhorn (1:25,000).
Named for Robert "Bob" Sidney Unwin (deceased), former Superintendent of DSIR's Geophysical Observatory, and active in Antarctic research at Scott base from 1958-59 up until retirement. A pioneer in New Zealand atmospheric radar studies, and the Unwin Radar at Awarua is also named for him. Formerly Labgear Ledge and formerly Himalaya Ledge.
No images of this place could be found.