Boyce Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 18237
Name ID: 135826

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A five-mile ridge that extends westward from Taylor Ledge to the head of Nimitz Glacier in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The ridge adjoins the N flank of lower Branscomb Glacier. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after Joseph Boyce, a retired NASA manager who was instrumental in facilitating the U.S. meteorite program in partnership with NSF and the Smithsonian Institution; a member of the ANSMET team in the 2004-05 field season.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 31' 00.0" S
- 78.51667°
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Longitude:
86° 14' 00.0" W
- 86.23333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2006

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