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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14922

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
022° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -22.4666667

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A flat-topped ridge rising to c. 1,500 m and marking the E end of the Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967. Surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Henry H. Swinnerton (1876-1966), British zoologist and paleontologist, Professor of Geology, University College of Nottingham (later Nottingham University), 1912-46; President, Geological Society, 1938-40.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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