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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11597

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 06' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.1

Elevation (see definition): 1945

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A prominent bluff (1,945 m) surmounting the narrow, northern neck of the Daniels Range, 10 mi NE of Mount Nero, in the Usarp Mountains. The Northern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963-64, reached this bluff in gloomy weather. The feature appeared dark and sombre; hence, the party gave the name from Milton's "Il Penseroso" in antithesis to Allegro Valley 14 miles to the south.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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