Name details

Kitching Ridge

United States Gazetteer Id 127452

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 prominent rock ridge on the W side of Shackleton Glacier, between Bennett Platform and Matador Mountain, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Named by US-ACAN for South African vertebrate paleontologist James W. Kitching who first found fossils here. Kitching was an exchange scientist with the Ohio State University Institute of Polar Studies 1970-71 geological party to the Queen Maud Mountains.

Location

Latitude:
85° 12' 00.0" S
-85.200°
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Longitude:
177° 06' 00.0" W
-177.100°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1971

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