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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4395

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A prominent and mostly bare rock bluff that forms a portion of the N side of Eielson Peninsula and overlooks Smith Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Robert B. Elder, Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard Oceanographic Unit on the first International Weddell Sea Oceanographic Expedition on board U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Glacier in 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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