Darling Ridge

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View from Mt Glossopteris in the Ohio Range looking towards Darling Ridge

Darling Ridge is a snow-covered, flat-topped ridge, 2,350 meters (7,700 ft) high, with precipitous rock sides. The ridge is 2.5 nautical miles (5 km) long and forms a notable landmark at the northwest corner of Buckeye Table in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains.

Discovery and name

The ridge was surveyed by the United States Antarctic Research Program Horlick Mountains Traverse party in December 1958. Darling Ridge was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Fredric L. Darling, a glaciological assistant with the traverse party.