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