Siple Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Siple 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:
A high narrow east-west trending ridge approximately 5km long and 700m wide and rising to 2571m in the centre, being the more northern of two ridges that extend west from the Mount Feather block, in the Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. The narrow upper surface is capped by ice but rock is exposed at many points along abrupt cliffs. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG07
Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Ruth J. Siple, widow of renowned Antarctican Paul A. Siple (Mount Siple, q.v.). Honorary President and active supporter of The Antarctican Society. Honoured Guest at the dedication of the new U.S. Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station at the site on January 9, 1975.
No images of this place could be found.