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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16954

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.9833333

Elevation (see definition): 1400

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Cliffs rising to c. 1,400 m in the NW part of Du Toit Nunataks, Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. The feature was surveyed by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1957, photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and further surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Karl Alfred von Zittel (1839-1904), German paleontologist who specialized in the study of fossil sponges.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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