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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15863

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small ice-covered eminence near the polar plateau, 10 mi N of Laird Plateau. Its flat summit merges with the ice sheet to the north and west, but there is a steep cliff along the south side. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the USS Vance, ocean station ship in support of aircraft flights between New Zealand and McMurdo Sound during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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