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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7636

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -110.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): High, mainly snow-covered bluffs rising S of Holt Glacier in the E part of Bear Peninsula, Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. First mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from air photos obtained by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in January 1947. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant Commander S.W. Jones, USN, who piloted aircraft for magnetometry studies during Operation Deep Freeze 1966 and 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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