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