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