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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6245

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A sandstone cliff 1 mi long, located along the S side of Saturn Glacier and 1 mi W of Citadel Bastion in eastern 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) from association with Saturn Glacier after Asaph Hall (1829-1907), the American astronomer who contributed toward the discovery of Saturn and also discovered the satellites of the planet Mars.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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