Ridge (disambiguation)

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A ridge is a geological feature that features a continuous elevational crest for some distance.

Ridge may also refer to:



United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]


  • Alan Ridge (born 1934), Australian politician
  • Albert Alphonso Ridge (1898–1967), United States Circuit Judge
  • Antonia Ridge (1895–1981), Dutch-born writer and broadcaster
  • Ben Ridge (born 1989), Australian former professional rugby league footballer
  • John Ridge or Yellow Bird (1802–1839), member of the Cherokee Tribe, son of Major Ridge
  • John Rollin Ridge or Cheesquatalawny (1827–1867), member of the Cherokee tribe, considered the first Native American novelist
  • Major Ridge or Pathkiller II (1771–1839), Cherokee Indian leader
  • Matthew Ridge (born 1968), New Zealand rugby footballer
  • Sterling Ridge (1936–2012), Arizona legislator and mayor
  • Stuart Ridge (born 1961), former English cricketer
  • Tom Ridge (born 1945), Pennsylvania governor and first Director of Homeland Security

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]





  • Ridge (biology), a domain of the genome with a high gene expression
  • Ridge (meteorology), an elongated region of relatively high atmospheric pressure
  • Ridge detection, an image descriptor for capturing elongated objects that are brighter than their surrounding
  • RIDGE, Radar Integrated Display with Geospatial Elements in which weather radar images are projected on a map

Other uses[edit]

  • Ridge, a term used in dog breeding, meaning a ridge of hair that runs along the back in the opposite direction from the rest of the coat, e.g. on the Thai Ridgeback
  • Ridge Vineyards, a wine producer in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California

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