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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 564

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.25

Elevation (see definition): 500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A cliff formed of pale-colored sandstone which rises to about 500 m, located E of Mars Glacier and 1 mi N of Two Step Cliffs on the E side of Alexander Island. The feature was mapped from trimetrogon air photography taken by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and from survey by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1948-50. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in association with Mars Glacier after the Greek god of war, Ares.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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