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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3200

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.3

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A line of spectacular bare rock cliffs rising 1,500 m above the Ross Sea and forming the seaward (east) face of Hallett Peninsula, in Victoria Land. A cape in this vicinity was named "Cape Cotter" in 1841 by Sir James Clark Ross, after Pownall R. Cotter, master on the Terror. No prominent cape exists along the east side of Hallett Peninsula, but the name Cotter has been retained for the cliffs in the same general area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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