McCarthy Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
McCarthy 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 broad, mainly ice-covered ridge with steep sides forming the east wall of Carnein Glacier. 22km long, projecting into Nansen Ice Sheet from the foothills of southeast Eisenhower Range, in Victoria Land.
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1955-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Peter C. McCarthy, biolab manager at McMurdo Station, winter party 1966.
No images of this place could be found.