Hershey Ridge

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Hershey Ridge (77°40′S 147°10′W) is a low, ice-covered ridge trending in a northwest–southeast direction for about 30 nautical miles (56 km) between McKinley Peak and the Haines Mountains, in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

It was discovered in 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, and named for Garland Hershey, Assistant State Geologist of the Iowa Geological Survey (1939–47) and Director of the Iowa Geological Survey after 1947.