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Mirsky Ledge: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Mirsky Ledge in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Mirsky Ledge

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10062

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
111° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -111.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A snow-covered ledge, or shelflike feature, about 10 mi NE of Mount Schopf in the Ohio Range. Urbanak Peak and Iversen Peak rise above the ledge which is the apparent NE extremity of the Horlick Mountains. The geology of these mountains was investigated by researchers from the Institute of Polar Studies, Ohio State University, 1958-62. The ledge was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Arthur Mirsky, Assistant Director of the Institute in that period.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Mirsky Ledge in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mirsky Ledge should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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