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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10981

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6

Elevation (see definition): 110

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): The eastern summit, 110 m, of the ice-free ridge which forms the N side of Paal Harbor in Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The area was roughly surveyed by DI personnel in 1933. The bluff was surveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because it marks the position from which daily sea ice observations were made.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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