Bailey Ridge

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Map showing Bailey Ridge in the Sarnoff Mountains

Bailey Ridge (77°12′S 145°2′W) is a serrate ridge 4 nautical miles (7 km) long in the Sarnoff Mountains standing between Mount Blades and the Fleming Peaks in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica. It is near Asman Ridge.

Discovery and name

The ridge was discovered on aerial flights of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1934. Bailey Ridge was named by the United States Antarctic Service in honor of Clay W. Bailey, who served as a member of both expeditions.