Ridge (disambiguation)
Encyclopedia
A ridge
Ridge
A ridge is a geological feature consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance. Ridges are usually termed hills or mountains as well, depending on size. There are several main types of ridges:...

is a geological feature that features a continuous elevational crest for some distance.

Ridge may also refer to:

Science

• Ridge (biology)
Ridge (biology)
Ridges are domains of the genome with a high gene expression; the opposite of ridges are antiridges. The term was first used by Caron et al. in 2001...

, a domain of the genome with a high gene expression
• Ridge (differential geometry)
Ridge (differential geometry)
For a smooth surface in three dimensions a ridge point occurs when a line of curvature has a local maximum or minimum of principal curvature. The set of ridge points form curves on the surface called ridges....

, curves of locally maximal curvature on surfaces in 3D
• Ridge (geometry)
Ridge (geometry)
In geometry, a ridge is an -dimensional element of an n-dimensional polytope. It is also sometimes called a subfacet for having one lower dimension than a facet.By dimension, this corresponds to:*a vertex of a polygon;...

, an (n-2)-dimensional element of a polytope
• Ridge (meteorology)
Ridge (meteorology)
A ridge is an elongated region of relatively high atmospheric pressure, the opposite of a trough....

, an elongated region of relatively high atmospheric pressure
• Ridge detection
Ridge detection
The ridges of a smooth function of two variables is a set of curves whose points are, in one or more ways to be made precise below, local maxima of the function in at least one dimension. For a function of N variables, its ridges are a set of curves whose points are local maxima in N-1 dimensions...

, an image descriptor for capturing elongated objects that are brighter than their surrounding
• Ridge regression, a statistical regularization method
• RIDGE, Radar Integrated Display with Geospatial Elements in which weather radar images are projected on a map

Places

United Kingdom
• Ridge, Dorset
Ridge, Dorset
Ridge is a village in the English county of Dorset. It is situated on the south bank of the River Frome, about half a mile due south east of the town of Wareham.Ridge forms part of the civil parish of Arne, within the Purbeck local government district....

, a village in Dorset, England
• Ridge, Hertfordshire
Ridge, Hertfordshire
Ridge is a village and civil parish in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, situated between Potters Bar and Shenley. It has a small church, St Margaret's and a small playground. There is a public house called the Old Guinea which serves food on most days. The village also holds a fete day on...

, a village in Hertfordshire, England

United States
• Ridge, California
Ridge, California
Ridge is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad south-southeast of Willits, at an elevation of 1916 feet ....

• Ridge, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Ridge, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Ridge is an unincorporated community in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana."Foreman Flats" was the original name of the area, which included Ridge Road in the north, Doc Duhon Road in the south, Lagneaux Road in the east, and South Fieldspan Road in the west. However, the Ridge area is known as residing...

• Ridge, Maryland
Ridge, Maryland
Ridge is an unincorporated community in St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States. Bard's Field was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. It is near the southernmost tip of the western shore of Maryland, known as Point Lookout, has bodies of water on both sides, and has two...

• Ridge, New York
Ridge, New York
Ridge is a census-designated place in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 13,380 at the 2000 census.Ridge is served by the Longwood Central School District.-Geography:Ridge is located at ....

, a location on Long Island
• Ridge Township, Shelby County, Illinois
Ridge Township, Shelby County, Illinois
Ridge Township is located in Shelby County, Illinois. The population was 454 at the 2000 census.- External links :***...

• West Ridge, Chicago
West Ridge, Chicago
West Ridge is one of 77 Chicago community areas. It is a middle class neighborhood located on the far North Side of the City of Chicago. It is located in the 50th Ward...

, Illinois, a North Chicago neighborhood

India
• The Ridge, Shimla
The Ridge, Shimla
The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. It runs east to west alongside the Mall Road, and joins it at the Scandal point on the west side. On the east side, the Ridge road leads to Lakkar Bazaar, a wooden crafts market...

, open space in Himachal Pradesh, India

People

• John Ridge
John Ridge
John Ridge, born Skah-tle-loh-skee , was from a prominent family of the Cherokee Nation, then located in present-day Georgia. He married Sarah Bird Northup, of a New England family, whom he had met while studying at the Foreign Mission School in Cornwall, Connecticut...

or Yellow Bird (1792-1839), member of the Cherokee Tribe, son of Major Ridge
• John Rollin Ridge
John Rollin Ridge
John Rollin Ridge , a member of the Cherokee Nation, is considered the first Native American novelist.-Biography:...

or Cheesquatalawny (1827–1867), member of the Cherokee tribe, considered the first Native American novelist
• Major Ridge
Major Ridge
Major Ridge, The Ridge was a Cherokee Indian member of the tribal council, a lawmaker, and a leader. He was a veteran of the Chickamauga Wars, the Creek War, and the First Seminole War.Along with Charles R...

or Pathkiller II (c. 1771 –1839), Cherokee Indian leader
• Matthew Ridge
Matthew Ridge
Matthew John Ridge is a New Zealand television presenter as well as a former All Black, and rugby league captain for the Manly Sea Eagles, New Zealand Warriors and Kiwis....

(b. 1968), New Zealand rugby footballer
• Tom Ridge
Tom Ridge
Thomas Joseph "Tom" Ridge is an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives , the 43rd Governor of Pennsylvania , Assistant to the President for Homeland Security , and the first United States Secretary of Homeland Security...

, Pennsylvania governor and first Director of Homeland Security

Entertainment

• Ridge (comics)
Ridge (comics)
Ridge is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Genetix #1.-Fictional character biography:...

, a comics character in the Marvel universe
• Ridge Forrester
Ridge Forrester
Ridge Forrester is a fictional character from the CBS daytime soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. The character was introduced in the series premiere on March 23, 1987 and has been a regular fixture ever since...

, a fictional character on CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful
• Ridge Racer
Ridge Racer
Ridge Racer may refer to:*Ridge Racer , an arcade game first released by Namco in 1993, later ported to the PlayStation*Ridge Racer , a series of sequels and spin-offs based on the arcade game...