This page presents the geographical name data for Oehlenschlager Bluff 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): Oehlenschlager Bluff
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11014
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 03' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
136° 42' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.05
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -136.7
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974
Description (see definition): A steep rock bluff overlooking Hull Glacier from the north. It marks the SW extremity of Erickson Bluffs and McDonald Heights in Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard J. Oehlenschlager, member of the biological party that made population studies of seals, whales, and birds in the pack ice of the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas using U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Southwind and its two helicopters, 1971-72.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data