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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9988

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A line of steep, east-facing bluffs about 15 mi long which extend WNW from the mouth of Newcomer Glacier in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The N end of the feature was photographed by Lincoln Ellsworth on his trans-Antarctic flight of Nov. 23, 1935. The bluffs were mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1961 from air photos obtained by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 in 1959. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the Hon. George P. Miller, former chairman of the House Science and Astronautics Committee, whose great interest in Antarctic activities was of assistance in assuring successful completion of U.S. research of that continent, 1958-72.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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