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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13646

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Rock cliffs 2 mi ESE of Charpentier Pyramid, rising to 1,000 m in the N part of Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Nathaniel S. Shaler (1841-1906), American geologist, joint author with geographer William Morris Davis of Glaciers (Boston, 1881) and of papers on glacial geology, 1884-92.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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