This page presents the geographical name data for Bennett 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): Bennett Bluff
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1228
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 10' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.1666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -134.5
Elevation (see definition): 810
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966
Description (see definition): A bluff (810 m) between the upper reaches of Venzke Glacier and Berry Glacier, 7 mi SSW of Perry Range, in Marie Byrd Land. The bluff has prominent rock exposures on the N wall and was first observed and photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) on Dec. l8, 1940. Mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Clarence E. Bennett, AT1, U.S. Navy (USN), Aviation Electronics Technician with Squadron VX-6 and a member of the McMurdo Station winter party, 1963.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data