Feeney Ridge

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Feeney Ridge (69°40′S 159°6′E / 69.667°S 159.100°E / -69.667; 159.100Coordinates: 69°40′S 159°6′E / 69.667°S 159.100°E / -69.667; 159.100) is a ridge, 6 nautical miles (11 km) long, which is mainly ice free along the crest, paralleling the southeast side of Fergusson Glacier in the Wilson Hills of Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–63, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Commander Edward J. Feeney, U.S. Navy, Aircraft Commander (LC-130F Hercules) during Operation Deep Freeze 1968.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Feeney Ridge" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).