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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14993

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -168.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): High rock bluffs forming the NE shoulder of Mount Ferguson, overlooking the W side of the terminus of Liv Glacier near its entry into Ross Ice Shelf. So named by the Southern Party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1963-64) because the bluffs appeared to be of geologic interest, but could not be reached. In attempting to penetrate the crevasse field NE of the bluffs one of the geologists was injured in a crevasse accident.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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