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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14750

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A line of steep cliffs 1.5 mi long on the E coast of Alexander Island, facing E onto George VI Sound immediately S of the mouth of Pluto Glacier. Probably first seen by Lincoln Ellsworth who photographed segments of the coast in this vicinity on Nov. 23, 1935. First roughly surveyed from the ground in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). So named by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) because a geologic succession, or depositional sequence, is revealed by the accessible rock exposures of the cliffs.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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