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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10431

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.8

Elevation (see definition): 25

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): The ledge is a flat sandstone bed about 25 m long and 9 to 12 m wide exposed by erosion. The feature is a fossil locality. It contains excellently displayed fossil wood and is located on the SW shoulder of Mount Glossopteris in the Ohio Range, Horlick Mountains. The name alludes to the display of fossil wood found here and was suggested by William E. Long, geologist with the Ohio State University expedition who worked in these mountains in the 1960-61 and 1961-62 austral summers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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