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Fischer Ridge (71°58′S 169°0′E / 71.967°S 169.000°E / -71.967; 169.000Coordinates: 71°58′S 169°0′E / 71.967°S 169.000°E / -71.967; 169.000) is an ice-covered ridge trending northwest–southeast between Kirk Glacier and Ironside Glacier in the Admiralty Mountains of Victoria Land, 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 William H. Fischer, an Atmospheric Chemist at McMurdo Station, 1966–67.[1]


  1. ^ "Fischer Ridge". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-03-23.

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