Mendeleev Ridge


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Mendeleev Ridge

 

a submarine ridge in the central part of the Arctic Ocean. It extends for approximately 1,500 km from the vicinity of VrangeP Island to the central part of the Lomonosov Ridge. The minimum depth over the ridge is approximately 1,500 m. It was discovered in 1949 by a Soviet high-latitude aerial expedition and is named after D. I. Mendeleev.

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If Russia proves that the Lomonosov Ridge and the Mendeleev Ridge are an extension of the Russian continental shelf, the country will receive the right to the additional 1.
The scientist said that a series of studies, including sample drilling at a depth of over 2,500 meters, have provided sufficient evidence to prove that that the Lomonosov and the Mendeleev Ridges are made of continental crust about 460-470 million years old.