Name details

Salyer Ledge

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136313

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.

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Narrative

A bold flat-topped ridge (1300 m) at the W end of The Fortress, the series of ridges and cirques that comprise the W half of Cruzen Range in McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (2005) after Lt. Cdr. Herbert Salyer, USN, co-pilot and navigator (Cdr. William Hawkes, R4D command pilot), on the Operation Highjump photographic flight of February 20, 1947, during which this ledge and Cruzen Range were observed for the first time and recorded.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 17' 12.0" S
- 77.28667°
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Longitude:
160° 49' 35.0" E
160.82639°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2005

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