Name details

Skinner Ridge

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139544

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, 25km long, that descends south-westward from the western side of Eisenhower Range in Victoria Land. Mounts Fenton and Mackintosh are astride the northern part of this ridge.

Named For

The feature was visited by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1962-63), who named it for David Norman Bryant Skinner, geologist with the expedition.

Location

Latitude:
74° 24' 00.0" S
-74.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 45' 00.0" E
161.75000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1617 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Dec-1965

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