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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19177

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 48' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.8

Elevation (see definition): 2000

Decision Year (see definition): 10/21/2008

Description (see definition): A flat-topped ridge that rises to 2000 meters between the head of Greenville Valley and Merrell Valley in Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The relatively level upper surface of the ledge is 3 miles long by 1.5 miles wide, tapering in the north. It stands 500 meters above the adjoining valleys. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2008) after Donald E. Voigt of the Department of Geosciences and Penn State Ice and Climate Exploration Center, Pennsylvania State University, who carried out research in glaciology, geophysics and seismology in diverse parts of Antarctica, including the Transantarctic Mountains, in 12 field seasons 1995-2008.

Date Created (see definition): 10/28/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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