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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17733

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167

Elevation (see definition): 200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A rock and ice bluff that forms the central part of the W edge of Beaufort Island. It rises 200 m above Ross Sea. Named after Professor Heinz H. Lettau of the University of Wisconsin, an authority on Antarctic meteorology who was active in the planning and development of the meteorological program and equipment for the U.S. Plateau Station, 1966-68. He co-authored (with Paul C. Dalrymple and Sarah H. Wollaston) an analysis of the 1958 meteorological data from South Pole Station.

Date Created (see definition): 05/19/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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