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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17831

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.9

Elevation (see definition): 600

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

Description (see definition): A rock bluff rising to c.600 m on the SE margin of Turks Head Ridge, Ross Island. The bluff is 1.1 mi ENE of Grazyna Bluff. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Richard Esser, a member of New Mexico Tech field parties on Mount Erebus in the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons; later a technician in the New Mexico Geochronology Lab at NM Tech, where he has dated many rocks from Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): 10/25/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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