Name details

Hoffman Ledge

Hoffman Ledge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Hoffman Ledge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 136093

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

An arcuate flat-topped ridge, 1.8 mi long and 0.5 mi wide, located W of Dais Col in the Labyrinth of Wright Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys. The relatively level ledge rises to 1000 m and is bounded W and N by Healy Trough; cliffs and slopes bordering the ledge rise from 50 to over 100 m above the trough. Named by US-ACAN after J.H. (Jack) Hoffman of the Geophysics Division, DSIR, superintendent of the New Zealand drilling team engaged in the McMurdo Dry Valleys Drilling Project, 1973-76.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 33' 00.0" S
- 77.55000°
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Longitude:
160° 54' 00.0" E
160.90000°
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Altitude:
1000 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2004

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