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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5150

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.55

Elevation (see definition): 550

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Cliffs located ENE of Stark Point, running E-W for 2 mi and rising to 550 m in northern James Ross Island. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1987 after Reinhard Forster (1935-87), West German geologist from the University of Munich, who was a member of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) field party to the area, 1985-86.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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