Name details

Pearsall Ridge

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139650

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, for the most part ice covered, which extends east-northeast from Royal Society Range between Descent Pass and Covert Glacier, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF10

Named For

Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Richard A. Pearsall, cartographer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Member of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geodetic control party to the Ellsworth Mountains in the 1979-80 season. Additional work during the season at South Pole Station, determining the true position of the Geographic South Pole.

Location

Latitude:
77° 52' 40.1" S
-77.87782°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 03' 47.8" E
163.06328°
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Altitude:
1233 m
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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

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 18_34. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Sep-1992

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