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