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Halfmoon Bluff: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Halfmoon 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): Halfmoon Bluff

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6234

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
175° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -175.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A rock bluff overlooking the E side of Shackleton Glacier, rising immediately N of the mouth of Brunner Glacier, in the Cumulus Hills. So named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition (1964-65) because its sheer cliffs and crescent shaped top give it the appearance of a half moon.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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