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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9262

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 305

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

Description (see definition): Reddish rock cliffs rising steeply from the sea to about 305 m and forming the N side of the entrance to Suspiros Bay, at the W end of Joinville Island. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1953-54. The name, given in 1956 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), is descriptive of the red color of the rocks, madder being a red vegetable dye.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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