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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3859

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent bluff at the head of Hilton Inlet on the Black Coast, Palmer Land. The bluff was photographed from the air by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, and by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947; mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1966-69. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), in association with the names of continental drift scientists grouped in this area, after Robert S. Dietz, American marine geologist with Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, Florida, from 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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