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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17602

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A line of steep, uneven, volcanic bluffs or cliffs, 16 mi long, forming the SW side of the Minna Bluff peninsula, at the S end of Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The height of the cliffs increases from W to E, ranging from 400-600 m above Ross Ice Shelf. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1999) after William C. McIntosh, Department of Geoscience, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, a member of the 1982 NMIMT field party that carried out the first geological mapping of Minna Bluff; additional field work at Mount Erebus, 1977-78, 1984-85; Mount Discovery and Mason Spur, 1983-84; Mount Murphy, 1985; Executive Committee Range, 1989-90; Crary Mountains, 1992-93.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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