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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8771

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -140.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A rock bluff located at the confluence of Paschal Glacier and White Glacier, 7 mi SE of Mount McCoy, in coastal Marie Byrd Land. The bluff was photographed from aircraft of U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and was mapped in detail by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for David L. Lewis, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) ionospheric physicist at Byrd Station, 1963.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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