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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1404

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Rocky bluff at the S side of the mouth of Wheatstone Glacier, on the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. The name originated when two members of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) were camped immediately below this bluff in May 1956 and a fall of rock from the bluff flattened a bird outside their tent.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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