Leah Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 8249
Name ID: 2337

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 rock ridge about 8 km ESE of Mount Béchervaise in the Athos Range, Prince Charles Mountains. The feature was intersected in November 1966 by an ANARE survey party led by J. Quinert and climbed by the party on 7 December, 1966. A rock cairn was erected on the highest point. Leah was a code name used at Mawson to identify the survey party.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 13' 06.9" S
- 70.21858°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
64° 59' 58.1" E
64.99947°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
2016 m
Accurate to 50m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
AADC Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMS134 - Leah Ridge)
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
National Mapping
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

Related information

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