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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17673

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 37' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1998

Description (see definition): A flat-topped ridge or tableland, located to the west of Hothem Cliffs and 1 mile south of Mount Hall in Asgard Range, Victoria Land. The upper surface of the feature (1950 m) is ice covered and rises 400 m above the heads of the adjacent Newall Glacier and Canada Glacier. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (1998) after R.S. Unwin, former superintendent of the New Zealand DSIR Geophysical Observatory, who was active in research at Scott Base from 1958-59.

Date Created (see definition): 12/29/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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