Name details

Handler Ridge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126159

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 ridge about 10 mi long which serves as a divide between Croll Glacier and the upper portion of Trafalgar Glacier, in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by US-ACAN in 1969 for Dr. Philip Handler, then Chairman, National Science Board and President of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Location

Latitude:
72° 30' 00.0" S
- 72.50000°
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Longitude:
167° 00' 00.0" E
167.00000°
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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 Identifier:
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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-1970

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