Name details

Kennedy Ridge

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139701

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

An ice-covered ridge, 6.5km long, which is notably straight and extends west from Mount Moxley between Potter Glacier and Wirdnam Glacier, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MH09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Nadene Kennedy, Polar Coordination Specialist, Office of Polar Programs, NSF. Associated with NSF Antarctic Program since 1978, including ten working visits to the continent. At the time of naming, NSF liaison with Antarctic tourist industry, responsible for implementing Antarctic Treaty reporting requirements and coordination of Antarctic visitor program.

Location

Latitude:
78° 24' 13.9" S
-78.40387°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 08' 06.4" E
162.13511°
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Altitude:
1288 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

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1994

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