This page presents the geographical name data for Pernic 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): Pernic Bluff
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18298
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 29' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 30' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.4833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.5
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003
Description (see definition): An ice-covered bluff, 1060 m, at the S end of Kelly Plateau and Carlstrom Foothills in Churchill Mountains. The bluff rises 700 m above the terminus of Flynn Glacier at the junction with Starshot Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Robert J. Pernic, electrical engineer, University of Chicago Herkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI; team leader for polar operations in support of CARA-wide projects at the U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica at the South Pole Station, 1991-2002.
Date Created (see definition): 01/29/2003
Date Edited (see definition): No data