This page presents the geographical name data for Charlesworth 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): Charlesworth Cliffs
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2667
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 14' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 18' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.2333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.3
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A series of steep cliffs near the N end of the central ridge of Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after John K. Charlesworth (1889-1972), Irish geologist; Professor of Geology, Queens University, Belfast, 1921-54; author of The Quaternary Era, With Special Reference to its Glaciation, London, 1957.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data