Chadwickryggen

Chadwickryggen is a mountain on Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway.[1] At 1,640 metres (5,380 ft) high, it is the fourth-largest peak on Svalbard.[2] It is located west of Wijdefjorden between Smutsbreen and Tryggvebreen in Ny-Friesland. It is named for the English physicist James Chadwick (1891–1974).[1]

Chadwickryggen
Chadwickryggen is located in Svalbard
Chadwickryggen
Chadwickryggen
Highest point
Elevation1,640 m (5,380 ft)[1]
Prominence650 m (2,130 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates79°5.7′N 16°46.9′E / 79.0950°N 16.7817°E / 79.0950; 16.7817Coordinates: 79°5.7′N 16°46.9′E / 79.0950°N 16.7817°E / 79.0950; 16.7817[1]
Geography
LocationSpitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Chadwickryggen". Norwegian Polar Institute. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Geographical survey. Fjords and mountains". Statistics Norway. 22 October 2009. Retrieved 31 March 2010.