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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2317

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2166667

Elevation (see definition): 850

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Two prominent rocky cliffs rising to 850 m on the S side of Mobiloil Inlet immediately W of the mouth of Cronus Glacier, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), Sept. 28, 1940, and by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (Trimetrogon air photography), Dec. 22, 1947. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Calypso, daughter of Atlas, goddess in Greek mythology.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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