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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11667

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 1480

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A prominent bluff (1,480 m) on the N side of Ebbe Glacier. The feature forms the SE end of the broad ridge descending from Mount Bolt in the Anare Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Donald C. Peterson, photographer's mate with U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 at McMurdo Station, 1967-68 and 1968-69.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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