Name details

Turnstile Ridge

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2289

Feature type: Ridge

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A long, shallow ridge with snow passages resembling turnstiles throughout its length. The highest point is 2233 m above sea level. Discovered and named by the Darwin Glacier Party of the TAE (1956-58) in December 1957.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 49' 00.1" S
- 79.81670°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
154° 25' 00.1" E
154.41670°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Oct-1960

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