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Eckman Bluff: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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