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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17586

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 1296

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999

Description (see definition): Rock bluffs that rise to 1,296 m between Anniversary Bluffs and Windscoop Bluff on the S side of Mason Spur, Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The feature comprises a series of cliffs (caused by thick lava flows) that step up the escarpment. The name was suggested by geologist Anne C. Wright, Department of Geoscience, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, who examined the bluffs on Nov. 21, 1983, the birthday of her father, Peter Wright.

Date Created (see definition): 12/28/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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