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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11514

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
093° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -93.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A prominent rock bluff along the middle of the west coast of McNamara Island. The island lies within the northern edge of Abbot Ice Shelf, but Peeler Bluff is a conspicuous navigation mark from seaward. This area was explored by personnel aboard the USS Glacier and Staten Island in February 1961. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander James C. Peeler, U.S. Navy (USN), who camped here, February 7-9, 1961, and obtained position data for the bluff and other points in the vicinity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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