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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3421

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.0333333

Elevation (see definition): 910

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bluff, 2 mi long, forming a part of the S coast of Joerg Peninsula, Bowman Coast, S of Reichle Mesa. The bluff rises to 910 m at the W end and is the most prominent feature on the N side of Solberg Inlet. It was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth, Nov. 21, 1935, and was mapped from these photographs by W.L.G. Joerg. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Martin P. Curran, a member of the Pine Island Bay reconnaissance survey in U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Burton Island, 1974-75, and Project Manager, RV Hero-Palmer Station Research System, 1976.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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