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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9950

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Bluff marking the S end of Hurd Peninsula which separates False and South Bays on the S coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Elephant Point (q.v.), given by Robert Fildes in 1820-22 to another feature, has been for a number of years applied in error to this bluff. It is now approved as originally intended and a new name has been substituted for the feature here described. Miers Bluff is named for John Miers (1789-1879), English engineer and botanist, who was responsible for the first published chart of the South Shetland Islands, based on the work of William Smith.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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