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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11537

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
094° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -94.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A short but prominent bluff with steep rock N face and sloping snow S slope. It overlooks the W side of upper Basecamp Valley just W of Pillsbury Tower, in the Jones Mountains. Mapped by the University of Minnesota-Jones Mountains Party, 1960-61. So named by this party because the bluff is composed of complex volcanic rocks giving the N face a very mottled appearance similar to the pemmican eaten in the field.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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