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