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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13761

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 56' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1969

Description (see definition): A very steep bluff forming the S end of Deception Plateau, overlooking the point where Pilot Glacier joins the larger Aviator Glacier, in Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander William E. Shockley, U.S. Navy (USN), officer in charge of the Squadron VX-6 winter detachment at McMurdo Station, 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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