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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1605

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Prominent bluff crowned by three buttresses of dark grey and light brown rock, overlooking Venus Bay 3 mi SE of False Round Point on the N coast of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The feature was known to sealers using the anchorage at nearby Esther Harbor in the 1820's. It was charted and named by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1937 when the breakdown of the "Bolinder" boat engine caused 6 men to be marooned for 9 days on the beach at the foot of the bluff.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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