This page presents the geographical name data for Jennings 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): Jennings Bluff
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7527
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 42' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 29' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 55.4833333
Elevation (see definition): 100
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): Dark, flat-topped outcrop in the Nicholas Range, 10 mi N of Mount Storegutt. It rises about 100 m above the general ice level and has a steep eastern side, backing to an ice scarp in the west. Discovered by British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-31, under Mawson. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Brattstabben (The Steep Stump). Photographed from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) aircraft in 1956 and remapped. Renamed by ANCA in 1961 for N.D. Jennings, assistant diesel mechanic at Mawson Station in 1960.
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