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Salyer Ledge: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Salyer 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): Salyer Ledge

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18760

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 17' 12" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 49' 35" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2866667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.8263889

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): A bold flat-topped ridge (1300 m) at the W end of The Fortress, the series of ridges and cirques that comprise the W half of Cruzen Range in McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Lieutenant Commander Herbert Salyer, U.S. Navy (USN), co-pilot and navigator (Commander William Hawkes, R4D command pilot), on the Operation Highjump photographic flight of February 20, 1947, during which this ledge and Cruzen Range were observed for the first time and recorded.

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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