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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2840

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.0666667

Elevation (see definition): 1400

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Ice-covered cliffs marked by rock exposures, rising to 1,400 m at the NE edge of Fuchs Dome, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Peter D. Clarkson, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist, Halley Station, 1968-70, who worked in the area for four seasons, 1968-71, 1977-78; Head, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Mineralogy, Geology and Geochemistry Section, 1976-89; at SPRI from 1989.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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