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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 671

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4333333

Elevation (see definition): 60

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Rock cliffs 60 m high, situated at the SE extremity of Churchill Peninsula, 6 mi NE of Cape Alexander on the E coast of Graham Land. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955, they mark the most southerly point of the survey. The UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) name arose from the astronomical fix obtained near the summit which was essential for the control of the survey traverse.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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