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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6625

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A prominent north-facing bluff 10 mi E of Mount Morning in Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and Navy air photos. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1963 for Lieutenant Commander Louis L. Helms, U.S. Navy (USN), officer in charge of the Squadron VX-6 wintering-over detachment at McMurdo Station, 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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