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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15878

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 21' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.35

Elevation (see definition): 225

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A rocky bluff (225 m) immediately E of Jacka Glacier on the N coast of Heard Island. The German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Drygalski, during its 1902 investigations of the area, applied the name Kap Vanhoffen to a cliffed feature about 1.5 mi to the NW, near The Sentinel. The Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), during its 1948 survey of the island, transferred the Vanhoffen name to this bluff, reporting that no well-marked cape exists along the high cliffs to the northwest.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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