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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11517

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Bluff on the N side and near the head of King Haakon Bay, South Georgia. In 1916, Sir Ernest Shackleton's party from Elephant Island established a camp near the head of King Haakon Bay which they called Peggotty Camp. During the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1955-56, King Haakon Bay was surveyed and the approximate position of the camp deduced. The name Peggotty Bluff was given to the feature now described, which is close to the campsite.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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