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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13258

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.5

Elevation (see definition): 610

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Flat-topped mountain, 610 m, broken sharply at its W side by a steep dark bluff standing slightly W of center on Vega Island in the James Ross Island group. Discovered by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, 1901-04. Charted in 1945 by the FlDS, and so named because a horizontal snow-holding band of rock breaks the western cliff giving it the appearance of a sandwich when viewed from the north.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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