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