This page presents the geographical name data for Björnert Cliffs 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): Björnert Cliffs
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1437
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 58' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
135° 09' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -135.15
Elevation (see definition): 800
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975
Description (see definition): A series of ice-covered cliffs which face seaward along the northern side of McDonald Heights, Marie Byrd Land. The cliffs stand between Hanessian Foreland and Hagey Ridge and descend abruptly from about 800 m, the average summit elevation, to 400 m at the base. The feature was photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service, 1939-41, and was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1974) for Rolf P. Bjornert of the Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, who served in the capacity of Station Projects Manager for Antarctica.
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