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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18268

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A steep bluff rising to 1660 m on the N side of Byrd Glacier. The feature is immediately E of DeVries Glacier, where the latter enters Byrd Glacier. The bluff was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in association with DeVries Glacier (q.v.). Biologist Arthur L. DeVries conducted research on freezing avoidance of McMurdo Sound fishes at the U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) McMurdo Station over four decades, 1960-61 through 2001-02 field seasons.

Date Created (see definition): 01/28/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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