Name details

Robertson Ridge

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139592

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 circumscribing the northwest part of Clark Glacier, separating it from Victoria Valley, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James D. Robertson, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geophysicist at Byrd Station, 1970-71 season. He participated in the geophysical survey of the Ross Ice Shelf in the 1973-74 and 1974-75 seasons.

Location

Latitude:
77° 24' 03.7" S
-77.40102°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 10' 59.1" E
162.18309°
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Altitude:
882 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:
4-Nov-1976

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