This page presents the geographical name data for Eckman 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): Eckman Bluff
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4290
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 22' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -110.3666667
Elevation (see definition): 350
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An angular bluff, mostly ice covered but with a steep SE rock face, rising to c. 350 m in the S part of Jones Bluffs, Bear Peninsula, on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs taken 1966. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander James F. Eckman, USCG, Engineer Officer on U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Burton Island, 1970-71; (Executive Officer, 1975-76); Ship Operations Officer on the staff of the Commander, Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1977-78 and 1978-79.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data