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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 323

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A high bluff on the W side of Shults Peninsula, at the E side of Skelton Glacier. Surveyed and named in 1957 by the New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58). Named after the first letter of the Greek alphabet because it is the most southerly of all bluffs on the Skelton Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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