This page presents the geographical name data for Koci 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): Koci Cliffs
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17241
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 04' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 36' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.6
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994
Description (see definition): Arcuate cliffs, 2424 m, standing 1 mile south of Colwell Massif in Victoria Land. The cliffs trend WSW-ENE across the head of Waddington Glacier and locally mark the divide between glaciers flowing north to Ferrar Glacier or south to Skelton Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Bruce R. Koci, Polar Ice Coring Office (PICO), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, an authority in ice drilling with broad experience for many years in Antarctica and Greenland. He provided support to the Antarctic Muon and Neutrino Detection Array (AMANDA) at the South Pole, 1993-2001, and to other parts of the U.S. Antarctic Program through the 2004-05 field season.
Date Created (see definition): 09/21/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data