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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17881

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.95

Elevation (see definition): 200

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

Description (see definition): A bold ice-covered bluff that rises to over 200 m near the shore in SE Ross Island. The bluff is midway between Cape Mackay and Cape Crozier. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Katsutada Kaminuma, National Institute of Polar Research, Japan, who was a founding member of the International Mount Erebus Seismic Study (IMESS), 1980-81 through 1986. This was a joint project with the United States, Japan, and New Zealand. Kaminuma was the lead Japanese member and continued to work in Antarctica and on Mount Erebus for many years.

Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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