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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18181

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 13' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): A relatively flat wedge-shaped platform that rises above Communication Heights in the S part of Midnight Plateau, Darwin Mountains. At 2000 m, the feature is similar in elevation and aspect to Skilton Ledge, 1 mi to the east. Named in association with Richard Chapman Johnson of Nazareth, PA, radio operator involved for 16 years (1985-2001) in coordinating MARSgrams and Polarmail which have enabled personnel in Antarctica to communicate with home.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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