Taylor Ledge

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

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

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Place ID: 18294
Name ID: 136371

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

A notable flat-topped ridge displaying abrupt cliffs N and S, situated between Boyce Ridge and Mount Shinn on the W slope of Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The upper surface of the feature is ice covered and relatively level except for 3400-meter Knutzen Peak on the N edge. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after Thomas N. and Edith L. Taylor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, husband and wife USAP researchers of plant fossils in the central Transantarctic Mountains, 1980s-2004.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 30' 00.0" S
- 78.50000°
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Longitude:
85° 57' 00.0" W
- 85.95000°
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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 Name:
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Source Scale:
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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-2006

Related information

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