This page presents the geographical name data for Hoffman 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): Hoffman Ledge
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18700
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 33' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 54' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.55
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9
Elevation (see definition): 1000
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2004
Description (see definition): An arcuate flat-topped ridge, 1.8 mi long and 0.5 mi wide, located W of Dais Col in the Labyrinth of Wright Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys. The relatively level ledge rises to 1000 m and is bounded W and N by Healy Trough; cliffs and slopes bordering the ledge rise from 50 to over 100 m above the trough. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after J.H. (Jack) Hoffman of the Geophysics Division, DSIR, superintendent of the New Zealand drilling team engaged in the McMurdo Dry Valleys Drilling Project, 1973-76.
Date Created (see definition): 07/14/2004
Date Edited (see definition): No data