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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18568

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -99.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An ice-covered bluff 2 mi W of Mount Borgeson in the Walker Mountains, Thurston Island. Rock salients mark the face of the bluff. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Ensign M. Eugene Litz, navigator and second pilot of PBM Mariner aircraft in the Eastern Group of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, which obtained aerial photographs of this bluff and coastal areas adjacent to Thurston Island, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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