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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6414

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A pale-colored trachyte headland forming the seaward termination of Trachyte Hill and marking the southern end of McDonald Beach on the western side of Mount Bird, Ross Island. Many skuas nest on the bluff. A survey station marked by a rock cairn was placed on the top of the northwest corner of the bluff by E.B. Fitzgerald of the Cape Bird Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958-59. Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) for J. Harrison, mountaineer-assistant with the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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