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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15664

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
030° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -30.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Conspicuous rock bluff at the SW extremity of the Shackleton Range, 5 mi SW of Mount Homard. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) and so named because it marks the beginning of a badly crevassed area of Recovery Glacier through which the vehicles of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) had difficulty in passing on their journey from Shackleton Base to the South Pole in 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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