Brown Ridge

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Brown Ridge (83°38′S 55°6′W / 83.633°S 55.100°W / -83.633; -55.100Coordinates: 83°38′S 55°6′W / 83.633°S 55.100°W / -83.633; -55.100) is a bare rock ridge, 3 nautical miles (6 km) long, extending north-northwest from Nelson Peak in the Neptune Range of the Pensacola Mountains. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1955–66, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Robert D. Brown, geologist with the Patuxent Range field party, 1962–63.[1]


  1. ^ "Brown Ridge". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-20.

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