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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16742

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A rock bluff on the SW side of Eros Glacier in eastern Alexander Island. The bluff is situated at the E end of a spur projecting from Planet Heights. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from association with Eros Glacier after Carl G. Witt (1866-1946), the German astronomer who discovered Eros in 1898.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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