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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1398

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -144.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A rock bluff on the N side of the Fosdick Mountains, 2.5 mi E of Mount Colombo, in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) and 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 Commander Charles F. Bird, Meteorological Officer on the Staff of the U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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