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



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


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