This page presents the geographical name data for Gilbert 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): Gilbert Bluff
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5672
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 58' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
136° 37' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -136.6166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974
Description (see definition): A rock bluff with abrupt cliff faces on the N and E sides, located on the S side of Garfield Glacier and near the N margin of Erickson Bluffs in the McDonald Heights area of coastal Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James R. Gilbert, member of the biological party that made population studies of seals, whales and birds in the pack ice of the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas using U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Southwind and its two helicopters, 1971-72.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data