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