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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17626

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 28' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.4666667

Elevation (see definition): 1000

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

Description (see definition): A rock bluff ENE of Birthday Bluffs on the S side of Mason Spur, Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The bluff rises to c. 1000 m and is marked at the base by a large windscoop. The name was suggested by geologist Anne C. Wright, Department of Geoscience, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, who examined the bluff in 1983-84.

Date Created (see definition): 12/29/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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