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Hoffman Ledge: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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

NOTE: The information regarding Hoffman 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 Hoffman Ledge should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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