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