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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3253

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -158.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 2810

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bluff 8 mi SE of Kutschin Peak on the W side of Nilsen Plateau, Queen Maud Mountains. The bluff rises to 2,810 m and has an extensive area of exposed rock. The name was proposed by Edmund Stump of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Ohio State University field party which geologically mapped the bluff on Dec. 27, 1970. It is descriptive of the peculiar subhorizontal crack containing breccia fragments exposed on the steep SW face.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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