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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7002

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A conspicuous ice-free bluff about 15 mi long, extending eastward along the north side of Byrd Glacier from Merrick Glacier toward Cape Kerr. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Harry R. Horney, Admiral Byrd's chief of staff on U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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