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