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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15931

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A large isolated nunatak which signposts the only known route across the lower part of Ryder Glacier. It is located 5 mi W of Canopus Crags and 11 mi from the W coast Palmer Land. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after the constellation of Vela.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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