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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2721

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
020° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -20.6

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Cliffs rising to c. 1,500 m to the E of Mount Dewar in Pioneers Escarpment, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of pioneers of polar life and travel grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Michel Eugene Chevreul (1786-1889), French chemist whose research on the nature of fats in 1823 led to the invention of stearine candles, used subsequently by polar explorers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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