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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18752

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 16' 09" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 57' 30" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2691667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9583333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): A steep bluff rising to 1750 m and extending W-E for 1 mi at the SE end of Parker Mesa, Clare Range, Victoria Land. The elevation drops to 1350 m at the foot of the bluff. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Bruce Franklin Molnia, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologist who conducted seismic studies in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic marginal seas from R.V. Eltanin, 1965-66; Acting Executive Director of the Polar Research Board of the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, 1985-87; Chief, International Polar Programs, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1987-2002; Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 2002-05

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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